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The TAIGA experiment: from cosmic ray to gamma-ray astronomy in the Tunka valley


Budnev, N. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Astapov, I. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Bezyazeekov, P. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Bogdanov, A. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Boreyko, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Büker, M. (Hamburg U.) ; Brückner, M. (Humboldt U., Berlin) ; Chiavassa, A. (Turin U.) ; Chvalaev, O. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Gress, O. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Gress, T. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Grishin, O. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Dyachok, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Epimakhov, S. (Hamburg U.) ; Fedorov, O. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Gafarov, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Gorbunov, N. (Dubna, JINR) ; Grebenyuk, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Grinuk, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Haungs, A. (Karlsruhe, Forschungszentrum) ; Hiller, R. (Karlsruhe, Forschungszentrum) ; Horns, D. (Hamburg U.) ; Huege, T. (SINP, Moscow) ; Ivanova, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kalinin, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Karpov, N. (SINP, Moscow) ; Kalmykov, N. (SINP, Moscow) ; Kazarina, Y. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kirichkov, N. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kiryuhin, S. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kleifges, M. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IPE) ; Kokoulin, R. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Komponiest, K. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Konstantinov, A. (SINP, Moscow) ; Korosteleva, E. (SINP, Moscow) ; Kostunin, D. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kozhin, V. (SINP, Moscow) ; Krömer, O. (Hamburg U.) ; Kunnas, M. (Hamburg U.) ; Kuzmichev, L. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Lenok, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Lubsandorzhiev, B. (Moscow, INR) ; Lubsandorzhiev, N. (SINP, Moscow) ; Mirgazov, R. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Mirzoyan, R. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Monkhoev, R. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Nachtigall, R. (Hamburg U.) ; Pakhorukov, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Panasyuk, M. (SINP, Moscow) ; Pankov, L. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Perevalov, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Petrukhin, A. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Platonov, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Poleschuk, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Popova, E. (SINP, Moscow) ; Porelli, A. (DESY, Zeuthen) ; Prosin, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Ptuskin, V. (Troitsk, IZMIRAN) ; Rubtsov, G. (Moscow, INR) ; Pushnin, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Samoliga, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Satunin, P. (Troitsk, IZMIRAN) ; Schröder, F. (Karlsruhe, Forschungszentrum) ; Semeney, Yu (Irkutsk State U.) ; Silaev, A. (SINP, Moscow) ; Skurikhin, A. (SINP, Moscow) ; Slucka, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Spiering, C. (DESY, Zeuthen) ; Sveshnikova, L. (Karlsruhe, Forschungszentrum) ; Tabolenko, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Tarashansky, B. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Tkachenko, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Tkachev, L. (Dubna, JINR) ; Tluczykont, M. (Hamburg U.) ; Voronin, D. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Wischnewski, R. (DESY, Zeuthen) ; Zagorodnikov, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Zurbanov, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Yashin, I. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.)

Published in: J.Phys.Conf.Ser.
Year: 2016
Vol.: 718    Num./Issue: 5
Page No: 052006
Pages: 5
Year: 2016-06-09 published

Abstract: The physical motivations and advantages of the new gamma-observatory TAIGA (Tunka Advanced Instrument for cosmic ray physics and Gamma Astronomy) is presented. The TAIGA array is a complex, hybrid detector for ground-based gamma-ray astronomy for energies from a few TeV to several PeV as well as for cosmic ray studies from 100 TeV to several EeV. The TAIGA will include the wide angle Cherenkov array TAIGA-HiSCORE with ~5 km(2) area, a net of 16 I ACT telescopes (with FOV of about 10x10 degree), muon detectors with a total area of up to 2000-3000 m(2) and the radio array Tunka-Rex.

Web-Page: http://inspirehep.net/record/1468831/files/JPCS_718_5_052006.pdf

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DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/718/5/052006
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