Pierre Auger Observatory

ICRC 2011 (Beijing) Pierre Auger Observatory Papers

  1. The Cosmic Ray Energy Spectrum and Related Measurements, including:
    • Update on the measurement of the CR energy spectrum above 1018 eV made using the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • The Cosmic Ray Spectrum above 4 1018 eV as measured with inclined showers recorded at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • The AMIGA infill detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory: performance and first data
    • Energy calibration of data recorded with the surface detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory: an update
    • Reconstruction of inclined showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory: implications for the muon content

  2. Studies of Cosmic Ray Composition and Hadronic Interaction models, including:
    • The distribution of shower maxima of UHECR air showers
    • Measurement of Atmospheric Production Depths of muons with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Measurements of the Longitudinal Development of Air Showers with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Estimate of the proton-air cross-section with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Interpretation of the signals produced by showers from cosmic rays of 1019 eV observed in the surface detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • A new method for determining the primary energy from the calorimetric energy of showers observed in hybrid mode on a shower-by-shower basis

  3. Other Astrophysical Observations, including:
    • Anisotropies and Chemical Composition of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays Using Arrival Directions Measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Bounds on the density of sources of ultra high energy cosmic rays from Pierre Auger Observatory data
    • Search for energy-position correlated multiplets in Pierre Auger Observatory data
    • Search for Galactic point-sources of EeV neutrons
    • An update on a search for ultra-high energy photons using the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • The Pierre Auger Observatory and ultra-high energy neutrinos: upper limits to the diffuse and point source fluxes
    • Analysis of the modulation in the first harmonic of the right ascension distribution of cosmic rays detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Influence of geomagnetic effects on large scale anisotropy searches
    • Measurement of Energy-Energy-Correlations with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Back-tracking studies of the arrival directions of UHECR detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Measurement of Low Energy Cosmic Radiation with the Water Cherenkov Detector Array of the Pierre Auger Observatory

  4. Operation and Monitoring, including:
    • Long Term Performance of the Surface Detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Remote operation of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Atmospheric Monitoring at the Pierre Auger Observatory Status and Update
    • Implementation of meteorological model data in the air shower reconstruction of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Night Sky Background measurements by the Pierre Auger Fluorescence Detectors and comparison with simultaneous data from the UVscope instrument
    • Observation of Elves with the Fluorescence Detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Atmospheric Super Test Beam for the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • Multiple scattering measurement with laser events
    • Education and Public Outreach of the Pierre Auger Observatory

  5. Enhancements, including:
    • The HEAT Telescopes of the Pierre Auger Observatory. Status and First Data
    • The AMIGA detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory: an overview
    • The AMIGA muon counters of the Pierre Auger Observatory: performance and first data
    • AERA: the Auger Engineering Radio Array
    • Autonomous detection and analysis of radio emission from air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    • New technologies for the Pierre Auger Observatory research and development in southeastern Colorado
    • Microwave detection of cosmic ray showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory