Title

Studies of signal waveforms from the water-cherenkov detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

1-1-2005

Abstract

The ground array of the Pierre Auger Observatory will consist of 1600 water-Cherenkov detectors. Such detectors give signals which can help differentiate between muons and electrons in extensive air showers. The relative numbers of muons and electrons is sensitive to the type of primary particle which initiated the shower. Results are presented using methods which describe the muon content and related information, such as the time structure of the shower front.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005

First Page

357

Last Page

360

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