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The PAMELA experiment and cosmic ray observations
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2015 (English)In: NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE PHYSICS PROCEEDINGS, Elsevier, 2015, Vol. 265, 242-244 p.Conference paper (Refereed)Text
Abstract [en]

The PAMELA space experiment is aimed at precise measurements of the charged light component of the cosmic ray spectrum in the energy range spanning from the sub-GeV region to the TeV region, with a particular focus on antimatter. The instrument consists of a magnetic spectrometer, an electromagnetic sampling calorimeter,a time-off-light system, an anticoincidence shield, a tail-catcher scintillator and a neutron detector. Launched in June 2006 and hosted on the Resurs-DK1 satellite, PAMELA has been taking data for more than eight years, providing scientific results with unprecedented statistics and a continuous monitoring of the sun activity and the heliosphere.

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Elsevier, 2015. Vol. 265, 242-244 p.
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cosmic rays, space experiments
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-180375DOI: 10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2015.06.062ISI: 000360950700062ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84947575519OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-180375DiVA: diva2:895001
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8th Neutrino Oscillation Workshop (NOW), SEP 07-13, 2014, Conca Specchiulla, ITALY
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Available from: 2016-01-18 Created: 2016-01-13 Last updated: 2016-01-18Bibliographically approved

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