Hybrid Activities of the Pierre Auger Observatory

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Abstract

The Pierre Auger Observatory detects ultra-high energy cosmic rays by implementing two complementary air-shower techniques. The combination of a large ground array and fluorescence detectors, known as the hybrid concept, means that a rich variety of measurements can be made on a single shower, providing much improved information over what is possible with either detector alone. In this paper I describe the hybrid reconstruction approach and the latest hybrid measurements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-58
Number of pages9
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume165
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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