July 29, 2015 to August 6, 2015
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Sensitivity of the LHAASO-WCDA for various Gamma ray sources

Jul 30, 2015, 3:30 PM
1h
Mississippi Foyer (World Forum)

Mississippi Foyer

World Forum

Churchillplein 10 2517 JW Den Haag The Netherlands
Board: 61
Poster contribution GA-EX Poster 1 GA

Speakers

Dr Bo Gao (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS)Dr Hanrong Wu (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS)Mr Huicai Li (Naikai University)Dr Mingjun Chen (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS)Prof. Zhiguo Yao (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS)

Description

The Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO) will be constructed at Mt. Haizi in Sichuan Provice, China. As a major component of the LHAASO project, the Water Cherenkov Detector Array (WCDA) is designed to record air showers produced by cosmic rays and gamma rays in the energy range from 100 GeV to 100 TeV. Complementing the Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes with large field-of-view and long duty cycle, and the space-based gamma-ray detectors with high energy reach, WCDA is well-suited to study particle acceleration in Pulsar Wind Nebulae, Supernova Remnants, Active Galactic Nuclei and Gamma-ray Bursts. Results of the sensitivity calculation of the detector on steady point sources, extended sources, transient sources and GRBs are presented in this talk.
Registration number following "ICRC2015-I/" 770
Collaboration LHAASO

Primary author

Dr Hanrong Wu (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS)

Co-authors

Dr Bo Gao (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS) Mr Huicai Li (Naikai University) Dr Mingjun Chen (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS) Ms Xiaojie Wang (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS) Prof. Zhiguo Yao (Institute of High Energy Physics,CAS)

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