July 29, 2015 to August 6, 2015
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Expectation on Observation of Gamma-ray Astronomy with the LHAASO Project

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

Mississippi Foyer

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Churchillplein 10 2517 JW Den Haag The Netherlands
Board: 117
Poster contribution GA-IN Poster 2 GA


Prof. Shuwang Cui (Hebei Normal University, China)


The Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO) project is a new generation instrument, which will be built at 4400m above sea level in Daocheng, Sichuan province, China. With a sensitivity of 10 mili-Crab, LHAASO will survey the northern sky in the declination band from -10° to 70° with a 100% duty cycle. With the wide field-of-view, LHAASO can observe not only the γ-ray point sources, but also extended sources, diffuse sources and transient phenomena. From the simulation result on observation of SNRs, Cygnus region, diffuse galactic γ-rays and transient sources, we can see that LHAASO has a strong ability to provide the accurate spectrum from 300GeV to 1 PeV and give a final judgment on different cosmic ray acceleration mechanism models.
Registration number following "ICRC2015-I/" 1185
Collaboration LHAASO

Primary author

Ms Ye Liu (Shandong University, China)


Prof. Shuwang Cui (Hebei Normal University, China) Prof. Xingtao Huang (Shandong University, China) Prof. Xinhua Ma (Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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