Energy spectrum of cascade showers initiated by cosmic ray muons in the Cherenkov water detector
National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute), 115409 Moscow, Russia
* e-mail: SSKhokhlov@mephi.ru
Published online: 10 May 2019
Results of analysis of experimental data on cascade showers with energies of 0.1 – 10 TeV initiated by muons in the Cherenkov water detector NEVOD are presented. The method of selection and reconstruction of cascade parameters in the volume of the detector is discussed. Experimental distributions of cascade axes in zenith angle and energy spectrum of cascades are obtained. The measured distributions are compared with results of calculations.
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