Status of the Ashra project

M. Sasaki, Y. Aita, Y. Arai, Y. Asaoka, T. Chonan, S. Dye, R. Fox, S. Fukagawa, G. Guillian, J. Hamilton, Y. Hsiung, M. Huang, M. Jobashi, T. Kimura, H. Kuze, J. Learned, N. Manago, S. Matsuno, K. Noda, Y. OgawaA. Okumura, N. Sugiyama, M. Wang, Y. Watanabe, M. Yasuda

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The All-sky Survey High Resolution Air shower detector (Ashra) is primarily designed to elucidate transient objects such as Gamma Ray Bursts not only detecting optical lights but also simultaneously TeV, PeV neutrinos, and EeV cosmic rays. Ashra records images in unprecedented arc-minute detail of high-energy cosmic particle interactions in the atmosphere using new wide angle high resolution optics, Image Intensifier and CMOS technology. A first run of data taking with prototype versions of the optical and the trigger systems took place in 2004-2005, allowing us to evaluate the performance of the systems and to approach an analysis strategy. Full configuration of the Mauna Loa site will be reached by 2006. We will illustrate the summary of the Ashra project and the pilot data with the analysis for optical transient and TeV-ray search.

出版ステータスPublished - 2005 1月 1
イベント29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005 - Pune, India
継続期間: 2005 8月 32005 8月 10


Other29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 核物理学および高エネルギー物理学


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