ALPAQUITA array in the ALPACA project

ALPACA Collaboration

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We are now proposing a new project which consists of a large air shower array (83, 000 m2) and a muon detector array (5, 400 m2) located at the altitude of 4, 740 m near La Paz in Bolivia to observe 100 TeV gamma rays in the southern sky. The ALPAQUITA array is a prototype air shower array which will be constructed at the ALPACA site. This array consists of 45 scintillation counters of 1 m2 in area each, and its effective area is approximately 8, 000 m2 (1/10 of ALPACA air shower array). In the present paper, we report on the current status and the performance of the ALPAQUITA array.

Idioma originalInglés
PublicaciónProceedings of Science
EstadoPublicada - 2017
Evento35th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2017 - Bexco, Busan, República de Corea
Duración: 10 jul. 201720 jul. 2017

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