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Jul 4 – 11, 2012
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Australia/Melbourne timezone
ICHEP2012 - 36th International Conference for High Energy Physics

Results from the Telescope Array Experiment

Jul 7, 2012, 2:30 PM
15m
Room 216 (Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre)

Room 216

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Australia
Parallel Sessions Track 11. Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology Room 216 - Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology -TR11

Speaker

Dr Hisao Tokuno (Tokyo Institute of Technology (JP))

Description

The Telescope Array (TA) experiment is the largest experiment in the northern hemisphere studying ultra high energy cosmic rays (UHECRs). The Telescope Array is a hybrid detector consists of a surface detector (SD) array and air fluorescence detectors (FDs). This hybrid detector is observing extensive air showers to measure the energy spectrum, anisotropy and composition of ultra high energy cosmic ray (above 10^19eV). In this talk, we will report on recent results from TA: the energy spectrum measured by SD array, cosmic ray composition measured with the FDs, and a search for correlations between the pointing directions of cosmic rays, measured by SD array, and possible source distributions.

Primary author

Dr Hisao Tokuno (Tokyo Institute of Technology (JP))

Presentation materials