Performance of CREAM calorimeter: Results of beam tests

H. S. Ahn, M. G. Bagliesi, J. J. Beatty, G. Bigongiari, A. Castellina, J. T. Childers, N. B. Conklin, S. Coutu, M. A. DuVernois, O. Ganel, J. H. Han, H. J. Hyun, T. G. Kang, H. J. Kim, K. C. Kim, M. Y. Kim, T. Kim, Y. J. Kim, J. K. Lee, M. H. LeeL. Lutz, P. Maestro, A. Malinine, P. S. Marrocchesi, S. I. Mognet, S. W. Nam, S. Nutter, N. H. Park, H. Park, I. H. Park, E. S. Seo, R. Sina, S. Syed, C. Song, S. Swordy, J. Wu, J. Yang, H. Q. Zhang, R. Zei, S. Y. Zinn

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Abstract

The Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass (CREAM), a balloon-borne experiment, is under preparation for a flight in Antarctica at the end of 2004. CREAM is planned to measure the energy spectrum and composition of cosmic rays directly at energies between 1 TeV and 1000 TeV. Incident particle energies will be measured by a transition radiation detector and a sampling calorimeter. The calorimeter was constructed at the University of Maryland and tested at CERN in 2003. Performance of the calorimeter during the beam tests is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)272-275
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume150
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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