July 29, 2015 to August 6, 2015
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Ultra high energy cosmic ray detector KLYPVE on board the Russian Segment of the ISS

Aug 5, 2015, 3:15 PM
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Churchillplein 10 2517 JW Den Haag The Netherlands
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Prof. Mikhail Panasyuk (SINP MSU)


Modified KLYPVE is a novel fluorescence detector of ultra high energy cosmic rays (UHECRs, energies >50 EeV) to be installed on the Russian Segment of the International Space Station. The main goal of the experiment is to register arrival directions and energies of EECRs but it will be able to register other transient events in the atmosphere as well. The main component of KLYPVE is a segmented two component optical system with a large entrance pupil and a wide field of view, which provides annual exposure twice that of Auger. The project is actively developed by a working group of the JEM-EUSO Collaboration led by Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics at Moscow State University (Russia). The current status of KLYPVE with a focus on its scientific tasks, technical parameters and instruments is presented.
Registration number following "ICRC2015-I/" 1281
Collaboration JEM-EUSO

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Prof. Mikhail Panasyuk (SINP MSU)


Dr Boris Khrenov (SINP MSU) Dr Marco Casolino (INFN) Dr Mikhail Zotov (SINP MSU) Pavel Klimov (Lomonosov Moscow State University) Dr Philippe Gorodetzky (APC, Univ Paris Diderot) Piergiorgio Picozza (University of Rome Tor Vergata) Dr Sergey Sharakin (SINP MSU) Toshikazu Ebisuzaki (RIKEN)

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