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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 209, Issue 1, pp 19–38 | Cite as

Air shower Cerenkov radiation as an instrument for very high energyγ-astronomy (I)

Air Shower Cerenkov Radiation Average Spatial and Temporal Characteristics
  • A. M. Anokhina
  • V. I. Galkin
  • K. V. Mandritskaya
  • T. M. Roganova
Article

Abstract

A method for calculating average characteristics of Cerenkov light from very high energy (1–100 TeV) air showers is described. Simple approximation of lateral distribution of light is presented which might be useful for experiment as well as for simulations.

Keywords

Radiation Lateral Distribution Simple Approximation Average Characteristic Cerenkov Radiation 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Anokhina
    • 1
  • V. I. Galkin
    • 1
  • K. V. Mandritskaya
    • 1
  • T. M. Roganova
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Nuclear PhysicsMoscow State University MoscowRussia

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