Relative abundances of heavy ions measured by the CREAM-II silicon charge detector

N. H. Park, H. S. Ahn, P. S. Allison, M. G. Bagliesi, L. Barbier, J. J. Beatty, G. Bigongiari, T. J. Brandt, J. T. Childers, N. B. Conklin, S. Coutu, M. A. Duvernois, O. Ganel, J. H. Han, J. A. Jeon, K. C. Kim, M. H. Lee, P. Maestro, A. Malinine, P. S. MarrocchesiS. Minnick, S. I. Mognet, S. Nam, S. Nutter, I. H. Park, E. S. Seo, R. Sina, P. Walpole, J. Wu, J. Yang, Y. S. Yoon, R. Zei, S. Y. Zinn

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Abstract

The Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass (CREAM) is a balloon-borne experiment for measuring high energy cosmic rays with energy up to 1015 eV. CREAM incorporates a sampling tungsten/scintillating-fiber calorimeter for energy measurements and a dual-layer Silicon Charge Detector (SCD) and Timing-based Charge Detector (TCD) to measure the charge of incident particles. CREAM has had two successful flights in 2004/5 and 2005/6, with a combined duration of 70 days of data. Preliminary results on the relative abundances of heavy ions measured by the SCD will be presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages39-42
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2007
Event30th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2007 - Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Duration: Jul 3 2007Jul 11 2007

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Other30th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2007
CountryMexico
CityMerida, Yucatan
Period7/3/077/11/07

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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