Milagrito, a TeV air-shower array

R. Atkins, W. Benbow, D. Berley, M. L. Chen, D. G. Coyne, R. S. Delay, B. L. Dingus, D. E. Dorfan, R. W. Ellsworth, C. Espinoza, D. Evans, A. Falcone, L. Fleysher, Roman Fleysher, G. Gisler, J. A. Goodman, T. J. Haines, C. M. Hoffman, S. Hugenberger, L. A. KelleyS. Klein, I. Leonor, J. Macri, M. McConnell, J. F. McCullough, J. E. McEnery, R. S. Miller, A. I. Mincer, M. F. Morales, M. M. Murray, P. Nemethy, G. Paliaga, J. M. Ryan, M. Schneider, B. Shen, A. Shoup, G. Sinnis, A. J. Smith, G. W. Sullivan, T. N. Thompson, O. T. Tumer, K. Wang, M. O. Wascko, S. Westerhoff, D. A. Williams, T. Yang, G. B. Yodh

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Abstract

Milagrito, a large, covered water-Cherenkov detector, was the world's first air-shower-particle detector sensitive to cosmic gamma rays below 1 TeV. It served as a prototype for the Milagro detector and operated from February 1997 to May 1998. This paper gives a description of Milagrito, a summary of the operating experience, and early results that demonstrate the capabilities of this technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)478-499
Number of pages22
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume449
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 21 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Milagrito, a TeV air-shower array. / Atkins, R.; Benbow, W.; Berley, D.; Chen, M. L.; Coyne, D. G.; Delay, R. S.; Dingus, B. L.; Dorfan, D. E.; Ellsworth, R. W.; Espinoza, C.; Evans, D.; Falcone, A.; Fleysher, L.; Fleysher, Roman; Gisler, G.; Goodman, J. A.; Haines, T. J.; Hoffman, C. M.; Hugenberger, S.; Kelley, L. A.; Klein, S.; Leonor, I.; Macri, J.; McConnell, M.; McCullough, J. F.; McEnery, J. E.; Miller, R. S.; Mincer, A. I.; Morales, M. F.; Murray, M. M.; Nemethy, P.; Paliaga, G.; Ryan, J. M.; Schneider, M.; Shen, B.; Shoup, A.; Sinnis, G.; Smith, A. J.; Sullivan, G. W.; Thompson, T. N.; Tumer, O. T.; Wang, K.; Wascko, M. O.; Westerhoff, S.; Williams, D. A.; Yang, T.; Yodh, G. B.

In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 449, No. 3, 21.07.2000, p. 478-499.

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Atkins, R, Benbow, W, Berley, D, Chen, ML, Coyne, DG, Delay, RS, Dingus, BL, Dorfan, DE, Ellsworth, RW, Espinoza, C, Evans, D, Falcone, A, Fleysher, L, Fleysher, R, Gisler, G, Goodman, JA, Haines, TJ, Hoffman, CM, Hugenberger, S, Kelley, LA, Klein, S, Leonor, I, Macri, J, McConnell, M, McCullough, JF, McEnery, JE, Miller, RS, Mincer, AI, Morales, MF, Murray, MM, Nemethy, P, Paliaga, G, Ryan, JM, Schneider, M, Shen, B, Shoup, A, Sinnis, G, Smith, AJ, Sullivan, GW, Thompson, TN, Tumer, OT, Wang, K, Wascko, MO, Westerhoff, S, Williams, DA, Yang, T & Yodh, GB 2000, 'Milagrito, a TeV air-shower array', Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, vol. 449, no. 3, pp. 478-499. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(00)00146-7
Atkins, R. ; Benbow, W. ; Berley, D. ; Chen, M. L. ; Coyne, D. G. ; Delay, R. S. ; Dingus, B. L. ; Dorfan, D. E. ; Ellsworth, R. W. ; Espinoza, C. ; Evans, D. ; Falcone, A. ; Fleysher, L. ; Fleysher, Roman ; Gisler, G. ; Goodman, J. A. ; Haines, T. J. ; Hoffman, C. M. ; Hugenberger, S. ; Kelley, L. A. ; Klein, S. ; Leonor, I. ; Macri, J. ; McConnell, M. ; McCullough, J. F. ; McEnery, J. E. ; Miller, R. S. ; Mincer, A. I. ; Morales, M. F. ; Murray, M. M. ; Nemethy, P. ; Paliaga, G. ; Ryan, J. M. ; Schneider, M. ; Shen, B. ; Shoup, A. ; Sinnis, G. ; Smith, A. J. ; Sullivan, G. W. ; Thompson, T. N. ; Tumer, O. T. ; Wang, K. ; Wascko, M. O. ; Westerhoff, S. ; Williams, D. A. ; Yang, T. ; Yodh, G. B. / Milagrito, a TeV air-shower array. In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2000 ; Vol. 449, No. 3. pp. 478-499.
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