Role of the electromagnetic processes in the high-energy muon production

Kudryavtsev, V. A. and Ryazhskaya, O. G. and Saavedra, O. (1998) Role of the electromagnetic processes in the high-energy muon production. Il nuovo cimento C, 21 C (1). pp. 119-122. ISSN 1826-9885

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The muon pair production by gammas in the atmosphere is discussed as a mechanism of “prompt” muon production at very high energies. It is shown that this process dominates over the conventional muon production through pion and kaon decay at energies greater than several PeV.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cosmic rays
Subjects: 500 Scienze naturali e Matematica > 550 Scienze della Terra > 551 Geologia, Idrologia, Meteorologia > 551.5 Meteorologia (Classificare qui l'atmosfera) (Classificare la previsione e le previsioni di specifici fenomeni meteorologici in 551.64; classificare la Micrometeorologia in 551.66) > 551.52 Termodinamica, interazioni atmosferiche con la superficie terrestre, temperature, radiazioni > 551.527 Radiazioni (per fenomeni ottici, vedi 551.565) > 551.5276 Radiazioni cosmiche (Include il rumore cosmico) (Classificare qui i raggi cosmici)
Depositing User: Marina Spanti
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2018 12:18
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2018 12:18

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