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Cosmic-Ray Search

  • Matthew Joseph Mottram
Chapter
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

Analysis of the ANITA-1 data demonstrated the instrument was sensitive to UHECRs [1]. Unfortunately the optimisation of ANITA-2’s trigger to UHE neutrinos, which involved running on VPOL signals only, was severely detrimental to ANITA-2’s UHECR acceptance. However, the three remaining HPOL signals after all analysis cuts suggest that there may still be UHECR signals in the ANITA-2 data.

Keywords

Radio Emission Magnetic Field Orientation Antenna Response Spectral Emission Measurement Average Electric Field Strength 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College LondonLondonUK

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