Pierre Auger Observatory

Scientific and Technical Information

Refereed Journal Articles:

  1. Search for patterns by combining cosmic-ray energy and arrival directions at the Pierre Auger Observatory submitted to the European Physical Journal C arXiv:1410.0515
  2. Searches for Large-Scale Anisotropy in the Arrival Directions of Cosmic Rays Detected above Energy of 1019 eV at the Pierre Auger Observatory and the Telescope Array, The Astrophysical Journal, ApJ, 794, 172 (2014) arXiv:1409.3128
  3. Muons in air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory: Measurement of atmospheric production dept, Physical Review D, 90 (2014) 012012 arXiv:1407.5919
  4. Reconstruction of inclined air showers detected with the Pierre Auger Observatory, JCAP, accepted for publication, 2014 arXiv:1407.3214
  5. A Targeted Search for Point Sources of EeV Neutrons, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, ApJ 789 (2014) L34 arXiv:1406.4038
  6. A search for point sources of EeV photons, The Astrophysical Journal, ApJ, 789, 160 (2014) arXiv:1406.2912
  7. Origin of atmospheric aerosols at the Pierre Auger Observatory using studies of air mass trajectories in South America, Atmospheric Research journal, Atmospheric Research 149 (2014) 120-135 arXiv:1405.7551
  8. Probing the radio emission from cosmic-ray-induced air showers by polarization measurements, Phys. Rev. D, in press, 2014 arXiv:1402.3677
  9. Identifying Clouds over the Pierre Auger Observatory using IR Satellite Data, Astroparticle Physics, 50-52 (2013) 92-101 arXiv:1310.1641
  10. Bounds on the density of sources of ultra-high energy cosmic rays from the Pierre Auger Observatory, JCAP, 05 (2013) 009 arXiv:1305.1576
  11. Techniques for Measuring Aerosols using the Central Laser Facility at the Pierre Auger Observatory, JINST, 8 (2013) P04009 arXiv:1303.5576
  12. Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos at the Pierre Auger Observatory, Advances in High Energy Physics, 2013 (2013) 708680 arXiv:1304.1630
  13. Interpretation of the Depths of Maximum of Extensive Air Showers Measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory, JCAP 02 (2013) 026; arXiv:1301.6637
  14. Constraints on the origin of cosmic rays above 1018 eV from large scale anisotropy searches in data of the Pierre Auger Observatory, ApJL 762 (2013) L13; arXiv:1212.3083
  15. A Search for Point Sources of EeV Neutrons, ApJ. 760 (2012) 148; arXiv:1211.4901
  16. Large scale distribution of arrival directions of cosmic rays detected above 10^18 eV at the Pierre Auger Observatory, Ap. J. Suppl. 203 (2012) 34; arXiv:1210.3736
  17. Antennas for the Detection of Radio Emission Pulses from Cosmic-Ray induced Air Showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory, JINST 7 (2012) P10011; arXiv:1209.3840
  18. The Rapid Atmospheric Monitoring System of the Pierre Auger Observatory, JINST 7 (2012) P09001; arXiv:1208.1675
  19. Measurement of the proton-air cross-section at sqrt(s) = 57 TeV with the Pierre Auger Observatory, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 062002 (2012); arXiv:1208.1520
  20. Measurement of the cosmic ray energy spectrum using hybrid events of the Pierre Auger Observatory, Eur. Phys. J. Plus 127 (2012) 87; arXiv:1208.6574
  21. Search for point-like sources of ultra-high energy neutrinos at the Pierre Auger Observatory and improved limit on the diffuse flux of tau neutrinos, Astrophysical Journal Letters 755 (2012) L4; arXiv:1210.3143
  22. A search for anisotropy in the arrival directions of ultra high energy cosmic rays recorded at the Pierre Auger Observatory, JCAP 04 (2012) 040; arXiv:1210.3602
  23. Description of Atmospheric Conditions at the Pierre Auger Observatory using the Global Data Assimilation System (GDAS), Astropart. Phys. 35 (2012) 591-607; arXiv:1201.2276
  24. Results of a self-triggered prototype system for radio-detection of extensive air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory, JINST 7 (2012) P11023; arXiv:1211.0572
  25. The effect of the geomagnetic field on cosmic ray energy estimates and large scale anisotropy searches on data from the Pierre Auger Observatory, JCAP 11 (2011) 022; arXiv:1111.7122
  26. Search for signatures of magnetically-induced alignment in the arrival directions measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory, Astroparticle Physics, 35 (2012) 354; arXiv:1111.2472
  27. A search for ultra-high energy neutrinos in highly inclined events at the Pierre Auger Observatory, Phys. Rev. D 84, 122005 (2011); arXiv:1202.1493
  28. The Lateral Trigger Probability function for UHE Cosmic Rays Showers detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory, Astroparticle Physics 35 (2011) 266-276; preprint
  29. Anisotropy and chemical composition of ultra-high energy cosmic rays using arrival directions measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics JCAP06 (2011) 022; preprint
  30. Advanced functionality for radio analysis in the Offline software framework of the Pierre Auger Observatory, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 635 (2011) 92-102; preprint
  31. "Search for First Harmonic Modulation in the Right Ascension Distribution of Cosmic Rays Detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory", Astroparticle Physics 34 (2011), 627-639
    DOI: 10.1016/j.astropartphys.2010.12.007
  32. “The Pierre Auger Observatory Scaler Mode for the Study of Solar Activity Modulation of Galactic Cosmic Rays," JINST 6, P01003 (2011); preprint
  33. “The exposure of the hybrid detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory," Astroparticle Physics 34 (2011) 368-381; preprint
  34. “Update on the correlation of the highest energy cosmic rays with nearby extragalactic matter," Astroparticle Physics 34 (2010) 314; ( arXiv:1009.1855v2 [astro.ph.HE]).
  35. “The Fluorescence Detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory," Nucl. Instr. and Methods in Physics Research A620 (2010) 227; arXiv:0907.4282v1 [astro-ph.IM]
  36. “The Northern Site of the Pierre Auger Observatory," New Journal of Physics 12 (2010) 035001.
  37. “A Study of the Effect of Molecular and Aerosol Conditions in the Atmosphere on Air Fluorescence Measurements at the Pierre Auger Observatory," Astroparticle Physics 33 (2010) 108; arXiv:1002.0366v1 [astro-ph.HE]
  38. “Measurement of the energy spectrum of cosmic rays above 1018 eV using the Pierre Auger Observatory," Phys. Letters B 685 (2010) 239; arXiv:1002.7975v1 [astro-ph.HE]
  39. “Measurement of the Depth of Maximum of Extensive Air Showers above 1018 eV," Phys. Rev. Letters 104 (2010) 091101. arXiv:1002.0699v1 [astro-ph.HE]
  40. “Trigger and Aperture of the Surface Detector Array of the Pierre Auger Observatory," Nucl. Instr. and Methods in Physics Research A613 (2010), 29-39. PDF
  41. “Atmospheric effects on extensive air showers observed with the Surface Detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory," Astropart. Phys. 32 (2009), 89. arXiv:0906.5497v2 [astro-ph.IM].
  42. “Limit on the diffuse flux of ultrahigh energy tau neutrinos with the surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory," Phys. Rev. D 79, 102001 (2009), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.79.102001
  43. “Upper limit on the cosmic-ray photon fraction at EeV energies from the Pierre Auger Observatory," Astroparticle Physics 31 (2009) 399-406, doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2009.04.003
  44. “Observation of the suppression of the flux of cosmic rays above 4 x 1019 eV,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 061101 (2008)
    doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.061101 arXiv:0806.4302.
  45. “Upper limit on the cosmic-ray photon flux above 1019 eV using the surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory,” Astropart. Phys. 29 (2008) 243-256, doi: 10.1016/j.astropartphys.2008.01.003. arXiv:0712.1147.
  46. “Correlation of the highest-energy cosmic rays with the positions of nearby active galactic nuclei,” Astropart. Phys. 29 (2008) 188-204, DOI:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2008.01.002. arXiv:0712.2843/astro-ph
  47. “Upper limit on the diffuse flux of ultrahigh energy tau neutrinos from the Pierre Auger Observatory,” Phys. Rev. Letters 100 (2008) 211101, arXiv:0712.1909/astro-ph
  48. “Correlation of the Highest-Energy Cosmic Rays with Nearby Extragalactic Objects,” The Pierre Auger Collaboration (9 November 2007) Science 318 (5852), 938. [DOI: 10.1126/science.1151124]  (ArXiv preprint)
  49. “Anisotropy studies around the galactic centre at EeV energies with the Auger Observatory,” J. Abraham et al. [Pierre Auger Collaboration], Astroparticle Physics 27 (2007) 244. (astro-ph/0607382)
  50. “An upper limit to the photon fraction in cosmic rays above 1019 eV from the Pierre Auger Observatory,” J. Abraham et al. [Pierre Auger Collaboration], Astroparticle Physics 27 (2007), 155. (astro-ph/0606619)
  51. “Properties and performance of the prototype instrument for the Pierre Auger Observatory,” J. Abraham et al. [Pierre Auger Collaboration], Nuclear Instruments and Methods, A523 (2004), 50. PDF (manuscript)   PDF (publication)   doi:10.1016/j.nima.2003.12.012