July 29, 2015 to August 6, 2015
World Forum
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Measurements, system response, and calibration of the SLAC T-510 Experiment

Aug 1, 2015, 3:30 PM
Amazon Foyer (World Forum)

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Churchillplein 10 2517 JW Den Haag The Netherlands
Board: 235
Poster contribution CR-EX Poster 2 CR


Stephanie Wissel (UCLA)


The SLAC T-510 experiment provides the first beam-test of radio- frequency radiation from a charged particle cascade in the presence of a magnetic field (up to 1kG), a model system for radio-frequency emission from a cosmic ray air shower. The primary purpose of this experiment is to provide a suite of controlled laboratory tests to compare to models based on particle-level models of RF emission, making the calibrations of critical importance. We present here system calibrations and analysis of the experiment from end to end. Measurements of the beam charge and two-dimensional magnetic field map are fed directly into the simulations using the ZHS and Endpoint formalisms. Simulated electric fields are forward-folded with the system response, allowing for direct comparisons of spectra and waveforms with the simulations.
Collaboration -- not specified --
Registration number following "ICRC2015-I/" 715

Primary author


Abigail Vieregg (University of Chicago) Andrew Romero-Wolf (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Techology) Anne Zilles (KIT) Benjamin Rotter (University of Hawaii: Manoa) Brian Rauch (Washington University in St. Louis) Dr Carsten Hast (SLAC) Charles Naudet (JPL) Chin-Hao Chen (National Tawain University) Christopher Williams David Saltzberg (Univ. of California Los Angeles (US)) David Seckel (University of Delaware) David Urdaneta (UCLA) Harm Schoorlemmer (University of Hawaii) Jessica Stockham (University of Kansas) Jiwoo Nam (National Taiwan University) Joe Lam (UCLA) John Clem (University of Delaware) Katie Mulrey (University of Delaware) Keith Bechtol (University of Chicago) Keith Jobe (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory) Konstantin Belov (UCLA) Kyle Borch (UCLA) Kyle Kuwatani (UCLA) Mark Stockham (University of Kansas) Martin Israel (Washington University in St Louis) Prof. Peter Gorham (University of Hawaii) Prof. Pisin Chen (National Taiwan University) Rachel hyneman (College of William and Mary) Ryan Nichol (University College London) Stefan Funk (Stanford University and SLAC) Tim Huege (KIT) Tsung-che Liu (National Taiwan University) Viatcheslav Bugaev (Washington University in St. Louis) Prof. Walter Binns (Washington University) dave besson (KU)

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