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TAIGA experiment: present status and perspectives

Budnev, N. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Astapov, I. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Bezyazeekov, P. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Boreyko, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Borodin, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Brückner, M. (Humboldt U., Berlin) ; Chiavassa, A. (Turin U.) ; Gafarov, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Grebenyuk, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Gress, O. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Gress, T. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Grinyuk, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Grishin, O. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Dyachok, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Fedorov, O. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Haungs, A. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IKP) ; Horns, D. (Hamburg U.) ; Huege, T. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IKP) ; Ivanova, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kalmykov, N. (SINP, Moscow) ; Kazarina, Y. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kindin, V. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Kiryuhin, S. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Kokoulin, R. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Kompaniets, K. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Kostunin, D. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IKP) ; Korosteleva, E. (SINP, Moscow) ; Kozhin, V. (SINP, Moscow) ; Kravchenko, E. (Novosibirsk State U.) ; Kunnas, M. (Hamburg U.) ; Kuzmichev, L. (SINP, Moscow) ; Lemeshev, Yu. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Lenok, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Lubsandorzhiev, B. (Moscow, INR) ; Lubsandorzhiev, N. (SINP, Moscow) ; Mirgazov, R. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Mirzoyan, R. (Munich, Max Planck Inst.) ; Monkhoev, R. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Nachtigall, R. (Hamburg U.) ; Osipova, E. (SINP, Moscow) ; Pakhorukov, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Panasyuk, M. (SINP, Moscow) ; Pankov, L. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Poleschuk, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Popesku, M. (Bucharest, Inst. Space Science) ; Popova, E. (SINP, Moscow) ; Porelli, A. (DESY, Zeuthen) ; Postnikov, E. (SINP, Moscow) ; Prosin, V. (SINP, Moscow) ; Ptuskin, V. (Troitsk, IZMIRAN) ; Petrukhin, A. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Pushnin, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Rjabov, E. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Rubtsov, G. (Moscow, INR) ; Sagan, Y. (Dubna, JINR) ; Samoliga, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Semeney, Yu. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Sidorenkov, A. (Moscow, INR) ; Schröder, F. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IKP) ; Silaev, A. (SINP, Moscow) ; Silaev (junior), A. (SINP, Moscow) ; Skurikhin, A. (SINP, Moscow) ; Slunecka, M. (Moscow, INR) ; Sokolov, A. (Novosibirsk State U.) ; Spiering, C. (DESY, Zeuthen) ; Sveshnikova, L. (SINP, Moscow) ; Tabolenko, V. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Tarashansky, B. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Tkachenko, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Tkachev, L. (Dubna, JINR) ; Tluczykont, M. (Hamburg U.) ; Wischnewski, R. (DESY, Zeuthen) ; Yashin, I. (Moscow Phys. Eng. Inst.) ; Zagorodnikov, A. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Zhurov, D. (Irkutsk State U.) ; Zurbanov, V. (Irkutsk State U.)

Published in: JINST
Year: 2017
Vol.: 12    Num./Issue: 08
Page No: C08018
Year: 2017-08-16 published

Abstract: The TAIGA observatory addresses ground-based gamma-ray astronomy at energies from a few TeV to several PeV, as well as cosmic ray physics from 100 TeV to several EeV . TAIGA will be located in the Tunka valley, ~ 50 km West from Lake Baikal. The different detectors of the TAIGA will be grouped in 6 arrays to measure Cherenkov and radio emission as well as electron and muon components of atmospheric showers. The combination of the wide angle Cherenkov detectors of the TAIGA-HiSCORE array and the 4-m Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes of the TAIGA-IACT array with their FoV of 10×10 degrees and underground muon detectors offers a very cost effective way to construct a 5 km(2) array for gamma-ray astronomy.

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DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/08/C08018
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