Il Nuovo Cimento C

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 367–376 | Cite as

High-energy hadrons and cosmic-ray muons in the atmosphere

  • J. Kempa
  • J. Wdowczyk
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Summary

The experimental data on fluxes of high-energy hadrons and muons in the atmosphere are compared with the predictions based on the latest information about the properties of high-energy interactions and the primary cosmic-ray composition. It is demonstrated that the expected fluxes are in good agreement with the observations if protons dominate at energies up to 1015 eV.

PACS. 94.40

Cosmic rays 

Riassunto

Si confrontano i dati sperimentali sui flussi degli adroni e muoni ad alta energia nell'atmosfera con de previsioni basate sulle informazioni piú recenti sulle proprietà delle interazioni ad alta energia e la composizione primaria dei raggi cosmici. Si dimostra che i flussi attesi sono in buon accordo con le osservazioni se i protoni dominano ad energie fino a 1015 eV.

Резюме

Экспериментальные данные для потоков высокоэнергетических адронов и мюонов сравниваются с предсказаниями, основанными на последней информации относительно свойств взаимодействий при высоких энергиях и составе первичных космических лучей. Показывается, что ожидаемые потоки хорошо согласуются с наблюдениями, если протоны доминируют при энергиях вплоть до 1015 эВ.

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© Marzo-Aprile 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Kempa
    • 1
  • J. Wdowczyk
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of LodzLodzPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Nuclear Science and TechnologyLodzPoland

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