Performances of JEM-EUSO: energy and Xmax reconstruction

Authors
Adams, J. H.; Ahmad, S.; Albert, J. N.; Allard, D.; Anchordoqui, L.; Andreev, V.; Anzalone, A.; Arai, Y.; Asano, K.; Ave Pernas, M.; Baragatti, P.; Barrillon, P.; Batsch, T.; Bayer, J.; Bechini, R.; Belenguer, T.; Bellotti, R.; Belov, K.; Berlind, A. A.; Bertaina, M.; Biermann, P. L.; Biktemerova, S.; Blaksley, C.; Blanc, N.; Blecki, J.; Blin-Bondil, S.; Blumer, J.; Bobik, P.; Bogomilov, M.; Supanitsky, Alberto Daniel
Publication Year
2015
Language
English
Format
article
Status
Published version
Description
The Extreme Universe Space Observatory (EUSO) on–board the Japanese Experimental Module (JEM) of the International Space Station aims at the detection of ultra high energy cosmic rays from space. The mission consists of a UV telescope which will detect the fluorescence light emitted by cosmic ray showers in the atmosphere. The mission, currently developed by a large international collaboration, is designed to be launched within this decade. In this article, we present the reconstruction of the energy of the observed events and we also address the Xmax reconstruction. After discussing the algorithms developed for the energy and Xmax reconstruction, we present several estimates of the energy resolution, as a function of the incident angle, and energy of the event. Similarly, estimates of the Xmax resolution for various conditions are presented.
Fil: Adams, J. H.. University of Alabama in Huntsville; Estados Unidos
Fil: Ahmad, S.. Ecole Polytechnique; Francia
Fil: Albert, J. N.. Univ Paris-Sud; Francia
Fil: Allard, D.. Univ Paris Diderot; Francia
Fil: Anchordoqui, L.. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Estados Unidos
Fil: Andreev, V.. University of California; Estados Unidos
Fil: Anzalone, A.. Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica Cosmica di Palermo; Italia
Fil: Arai, Y.. High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK); Japón
Fil: Asano, K.. Tokyo Institute of Technology; Japón
Fil: Ave Pernas, M.. Universidad de Alcalá; España
Fil: Baragatti, P.. UTIU, Dipartimento di Ingegneria; Italia
Fil: Barrillon, P.. Univ Paris-Sud; Francia
Fil: Batsch, T.. National Centre for Nuclear Research; Polonia
Fil: Bayer, J.. University of Tubingen; Alemania
Fil: Bechini, R.. Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare; Italia
Fil: Belenguer, T.. Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (INTA); España
Fil: Bellotti, R.. Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare; Italia
Fil: Belov, K.. University of California; Estados Unidos
Fil: Berlind, A. A.. Vanderbilt University; Estados Unidos
Fil: Bertaina, M.. Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare; Italia
Fil: Biermann, P. L.. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT); Alemania
Fil: Biktemerova, S.. Joint Institute for Nuclear Research; Rusia
Fil: Blaksley, C.. Univ Paris Diderot; Francia
Fil: Blanc, N.. Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM); Suiza
Fil: Blecki, J.. Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences (CBK); Polonia
Fil: Blin-Bondil, S.. Ecole Polytechnique; Francia
Fil: Blumer, J.. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT),; Alemania
Fil: Bobik, P.. Institute of Experimental Physics; Eslovaquia
Fil: Bogomilov, M.. University of Sofia; Bulgaria
Fil: Supanitsky, Alberto Daniel. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciónes Científicas y Técnicas. Oficina de Coordinación Administrativa Ciudad Universitaria. Instituto de Astronomía y Física del Espacio. - Universidad de Buenos Aires. Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales. Instituto de Astronomía y Física del Espacio; Argentina
Subject
JEM-EUSO
Energy reconstruction
Xmax reconstruction
Astronomía
Ciencias Físicas
CIENCIAS NATURALES Y EXACTAS
Access level
Restricted access
License
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ar/
Repository
CONICET Digital (CONICET)
Institution
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas
OAI Identifier
oai:ri.conicet.gov.ar:11336/18313