The new gamma-ray observatory: CTA
Aix Marseille Université, CNRS/IN2P3, CPPM UMR 7346, 13288 Marseille, France
Published online: 6 July 2016
CTA is the next generation gamma-ray observatory and will have a factor 10 better sensitivity compared to existing facilities, as well as many other superior parameters. Aspects of array layout, performance and sites are presented. The broad range of forefront science which will be studied is described.
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