Low energy cosmic ray positron fraction explained by charge-sign dependent solar modulation

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Maccione, Luca;
(2012)
  • Publisher: AMER PHYSICAL SOC
  • Journal: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS (issn: 0031-9007)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.081101
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics

We compute cosmic ray (CR) nuclei, proton, antiproton, electron and positron spectra below 1 TeV at Earth by means of a detailed transport description in the galaxy and in the solar system. CR spectra below 10 GeV are strongly modified by charge-sign dependent propagati... View more
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