The Telescope Array experiment: Status and prospects

H. Tokuno, R. U. Abbasi, T. Abu-Zayyad, R. Azuma, J. W. Belz, T. Benno, D. R. Bergman, S. A. Blake, O. Brusova, R. Cady, Z. Cao, B. G. Cheon, J. Chiba, M. Chikawa, I. S. Cho, T. Chung, F. Cohen, K. Doura, T. Doyle, A. EndoH. Fujii, T. Fukuda, M. Fukushima, Y. Hayashi, K. Hayashi, N. Hayashida, K. Hibino, K. Hiyama, K. Honda, P. Huentemeyer, G. A. Hughes, T. Iguchi, D. Ikeda, K. Ikuta, N. Inoue, T. Ishii, C. C.H. Jui, K. Kadota, F. Kakimoto, T. Kanbe, K. Kasahara, H. Kawai, S. Kawakami, S. Kawana, E. Kido, Y. Kondo, Y. J. Kwon, S. Machida, K. Martens, T. Matsuda, T. Matsuyama, J. A.J. Matthews, J. N. Matthews, M. Minamino, K. Miyata, M. Mostafa, Y. Murano, T. Nakamura, S. Nam, T. Nonaka, S. Ogio, S. Oh, M. Ohnishi, H. Ohoka, A. Ohshima, T. Okuda, J. Ormes, S. Ozawa, I. H. Park, J. H. Park, D. Rodriguez, H. Sagawa, N. Sakurai, L. M. Scott, T. Shibata, N. Shimizu, H. Shimodaira, G. Sinnis, J. D. Smith, P. Sokolsky, R. W. Springer, S. R. Stratton, S. Suzuki, M. Takeda, A. Taketa, M. Takita, Y. Tameda, K. Tanaka, M. Tanaka, H. Tanaka, M. J. Taylor, M. Teshima, J. R. Thomas, S. B. Thomas, G. B. Thomson, T. Tomida, R. Torii, Y. Tsunesada, Y. Uchihori, S. Udo, Y. Unno, Y. Wada, V. B. Wickwar, L. R. Wiencke, T. D. Wilkerson, Y. Yamakawa, H. Yamaoka, J. Yang, S. Yoshida, H. Yoshii, Y. H. Yun

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Telescope Array (TA) is a hybrid detector of a surface detector array and fluorescence telescopes. This hybrid detector will measure the energy spectrum, anisotropy and composition of ultra-high energy cosmic rays (UHECRs) to identify their origin. The almost construction of the detector has been completed in May 2007, and the detector is running under test and adjustments. The first hybrid observation with the full configuration is planned in beginning of 2008. In this paper the status and prospects of TA detector is described.

Original languageEnglish
Article number062027
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue numberPart 6
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 1
Event10th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics, TAUP 2007 - Sendai , Japan
Duration: 2007 Sept 112007 Sept 15

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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