Measurement of the cosmic ray muon charge ratio with the OPERA detector

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N. Mauri; M. Sioli;
(2010)
  • Publisher: CERN
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2012.10.006, doi: 10.5170/CERN-2010-003.259
  • Subject: Astrophysics and Astronomy | HADRONIC INTERACTIONS | ATMOSPHERIC MUON FLUX | NEUTRINO DETECTORS | MUON SPECTROMETER
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Nuclear Experiment | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | High Energy Physics::Experiment

The OPERA detector at the Gran Sasso underground laboratory (LNGS) was used to measure the cosmic ray muon charge ratio Rμ = Nμ+/Nμ− in the TeV energy region. We analyzed 403069 cosmic ray muons corresponding to 113.4 days of livetime during the 2008 CNGS run. We comput... View more
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