A novel background reduction strategy for high level triggers and processing in gamma-ray Cherenkov detectors

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Cabras, G.; De Angelis, A.; De Lotto, B.; De Maria, M. M.; De Sabata, F.; Mansutti, O.; Frailis, M.; Persic, M.; Bigongiari, C.; Doro, M.; Mariotti, M.; Peruzzo, L.; Saggion, A.; Scalzotto, V.; Paoletti, R.; Scribano, A.; Turini, N.; Moralejo, A.; Tescaro, D.; Collaboration, the MAGIC;
(2008)
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.2947678
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

Gamma ray astronomy is now at the leading edge for studies related both to fundamental physics and astrophysics. The sensitivity of gamma detectors is limited by the huge amount of background, constituted by hadronic cosmic rays (typically two to three orders of magnitu... View more
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