Telescope array; simulation and data analysis

N. Sakurai, S. Yoshida, Shunsuke Ozawa, A. Taketa, K. Hibino, N. Inoue, Y. Wada, K. Kasahara, R. Minagawa, T. Iguchi

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Telescope Array (TA) is a EAS detector which is now building in the western desert in Utah, USA. In order to estimate the performance of TA, a detailed detector simulation is being developed in Java. The number of particles produced during the development of the EAS shower with various inclinations is calculated by COSMOS code. The detection efficiency of each detector is evaluated by using the various calibration data and the results of GEANT4 simulation. And it is taken into account in estimating the signal. The analysis methods of the EAS data are also being developed using TA simulation. This report describes the structure of our simulation code, the analysis methods and the TA performance estimation based on our simulation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005
PublisherTata Institute of Fundamental Research
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
Event29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005 - Pune, India
Duration: 2005 Aug 32005 Aug 10


Other29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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