The Cosmic Ray spectrum in the energy region between 1012 and 1016 eV measured by ARGO–YBJ
DIpartimento di Matematica e Fisica - Università degli Studi Roma TRE and INFN Sezione di Roma TRE
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Published online: 29 March 2017
The ARGO-YBJ experiment has been in full and stable data taking at the Yangbajing cosmic ray observatory (Tibet, P.R. China, 4300 m a.s.l.) for more than five years. The detector has been designed in order to explore the Cosmic Ray (CR) spectrum in an energy range from few TeV up to several PeV. The high segmentation of the detector allows a detailed measurement of the lateral particle distribution which can be exploited on order to identify showers produced by primaries of different mass. The results of the measurement of the all-particle and proton plus helium energy spectra in the energy region between 1012 and 1016 eV are discussed.
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