Refereed Journal Articles

Year 2017
  1. Calibration of the Logarithmic-Periodic Dipole Antenna (LPDA) Radio Stations at the Pierre Auger Observatory using an Octocopter
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, 2017 JINST 12 T10005
    [doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/10/T10005] [arXiv: 1702.01392]
  2. Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger
    The Astrophysical Journal Letters (2017) 848/2
    [doi: 10.3847/2041-8213/aa91c9] [iopscience/10.3847/2041-8213/aa91c9]
  3. Observation of a Large-scale Anisotropy in the Arrival Directions of Cosmic Rays above 8×1018 eV
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Science 357 (2017)
    [doi: 10.1126/science.aan4338] [arXiv: 1709.07321]
  4. Spectral Calibration of the Fluorescence Telescopes of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 95C (2017) 44-56
    [doi: 10.1016/j.astropartphys.2017.09.001] [arXiv: 1709.01537]
  5. Multi-resolution anisotropy studies of ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 06 (2017) 026
    [doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2017/06/026] [arXiv: 1611.06812]
  6. Combined fit of spectrum and composition data as measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 04 (2017) 038
    [doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2017/04/038] [arXiv: 1612.07155]
  7. Search for photons with energies above 1018 eV using the hybrid detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 04 (2017) 009
    [doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2017/04/009] [arXiv: 1612.01517]
  8. A targeted search for point sources of EeV photons with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    A. Aab et al. 2017 ApJL 837 L25
    [arXiv: 1612.04155]
  9. Muon Counting using Silicon Photomultipliers in the AMIGA detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST 12 (2017) P03002
    [doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/12/03/P03002] [arXiv: 1703.06193]
  10. Impact of atmospheric effects on the energy reconstruction of air showers observed by the surface detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration
    [arXiv: 1702.02835]
  11. Inferences on Mass Composition and Tests of Hadronic Interactions from 0.3 to 100 EeV using the water-Cherenkov Detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. D
    [arXiv: 1710.07249]

Year 2016
  1. Ultrahigh-energy neutrino follow-up of gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226 with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 94, 122007 (2016)
    [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.94.122007] [arXiv: 1608.07378]
  2. Testing hadronic interactions at ultrahigh energies with air showers measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, PRL 117, 192001 (2016)
    [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.192001] [arXiv: 1610.08509]; Editors suggestion
  3. Search for Ultra-relativistic Magnetic Monopoles with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 94, 082002 (2016)
    [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.94.082002] [arXiv: 1609.04451]
  4. Evidence for a mixed mass composition at the 'ankle' in the cosmic-ray spectrum 
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys.Lett. B762 (2016) 288-295
    [doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2016.09.039] [arxiv: 1609.08567]
  5. Measurement of the Muon Production Depths at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    Laura Collica for the Pierre Auger Collaboration, Eur. Phys. J. Plus (2016) 131: 301 (Bruno Rossi Prize)
    [doi: 10.1140/epjp/i2016-16301-6] [arxiv: 1609.02498]

  6. Energy Estimation of Cosmic Rays with the Engineering Radio Array of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 93, 122005 (2016)
    [arXiv: 1508.04267] [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.122005]

  7. Measurement of the radiation energy in the radio signal of extensive air showers as a universal estimator of cosmic-ray energy
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, PRL 116, 241101 (2016)
    [arXiv: 1605.02564] [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.241101]

  8. Azimuthal asymmetry in the risetime of the surface detector signals of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 93, 072006 (2016)
    [arXiv: 1604.00978] [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.072006]

  9. The Pierre Auger Observatory Upgrade - Preliminary Design Report
    A. Aab et al. (Pierre Auger Collaboration)
    [arXiv: 1604.03637]

  10. Prototype muon detectors for the AMIGA component of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST 11 (2016) P02012
    [doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/11/02/P02012]

  11. Nanosecond-level time synchronization of autonomous radio detector stations using a reference beacon and commercial airplanes
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST 11 (2016) P01018
    [doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/11/01/P01018] [arXiv: 1512.02216]

  12. Search for correlations between the arrival directions of IceCube neutrino events and ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory and the Telescope Array
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Telescope Array Collaboration, IceCube Collaboration JCAP 01 (2016) 037
    [doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2016/01/037] [arXiv: 1511.09408]

Year 2015
  1. Measurement of the cosmic ray spectrum above 4×10^18 eV using inclined events detected with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 08 (2015) 049
    [doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2015/08/049] [arXiv: 1503.07786]

  2. The Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, NIM A 798 (2015) 172-213
    [doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2015.06.058] [arXiv: 1502.01323]

  3. An improved limit to the diffuse flux of ultra-high energy neutrinos from the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 91, 092008 (2015)
    [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.91.092008] [arXiv: 1504.05397]

  4. Searches for Anisotropies in the Arrival Directions of the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays Detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ApJ 804, 15 (2015)
    [doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/804/1/15] [arXiv: 1411.6111]

  5. Large scale distribution of ultra high energy cosmic rays detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory with zenith angles up to 80 degrees
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ApJ 802, 111 (2015)
    [doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/802/2/111] [arXiv: 1411.6953]

  6. Muons in air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory: mean number in highly inclined events
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review D 91, 032003 (2015); ERRATA: Phys. Rev. D 91, 059901 (2015)
    [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.91.032003] [arXiv: 1408.1421]
  7. Search for patterns by combining cosmic-ray energy and arrival directions at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Eur. Phys. J. C (2015) 75:269
    [doi: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-015-3471-0] [arXiv: 1410.0515]

Year 2014
  1. Depth of Maximum of Air-Shower Profiles at the Auger Observatory: Measurements at Energies above 1017.8 eV
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review D 90, 122005 (2014)
    [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.122005] [arXiv: 1409.4809]

  2. Depths of Maximum of Air-Shower Profiles at the Pierre Auger Observatory: Composition Implications
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review D 90, 122006 (2014)
    [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.122005] [arXiv: 1409.5083]

  3. 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 Pierre Auger and Telescope Array Collaborations, ApJ, 794, 172 (2014)
    [doi:10.1088/0004-637X/794/2/172] [arXiv:1409.3128]
  4. Reconstruction of inclined air showers detected with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 08 (2014) 019
    [doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2014/08/019] [arXiv:1407.3214]

  5. Muons in air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory: Measurement of atmospheric production dept
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review D 90, 012012 (2014); ERRATA: Phys. Rev. D 90, 039904(E) (2014); ERRATA: Phys. Rev. D 92, 019903 (2015)
    [doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.90.012012] [arXiv:1407.5919]
  6. A search for point sources of EeV photons
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ApJ, 789 (2014) 160
    [doi:10.1088/0004-637X/789/2/160] [arXiv:1406.2912]

  7. A Targeted Search for Point Sources of EeV Neutrons
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ApJ, 789 (2014) L34
    [doi:10.1088/2041-8205/789/2/L34] [arXiv:1406.4038]
  8. Origin of atmospheric aerosols at the Pierre Auger Observatory using studies of air mass trajectories in South America
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Gabriele Curci, Atmospheric Research 149 (2014) 120-135
    [doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.05.021] [arXiv:1405.7551]

  9. Probing the radio emission from cosmic-ray-induced air showers by polarization measurements
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 89, 052002 (2014)
    [doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.89.052002] [arXiv:1402.3677]


Year 2013
  1. Identifying Clouds over the Pierre Auger Observatory using IR Satellite Data
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics, 50-52 (2013) 92-101
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2013.09.004] [arXiv:1310.1641]
  2. Bounds on the density of sources of ultra-high energy cosmic rays from the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP, 05 (2013) 009
    [doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2013/05/009] [arXiv:1305.1576]
  3. Techniques for Measuring Aerosols using the Central Laser Facility at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST 8 (2013) P04009
    [doi:10.1088/1748-0221/8/04/P04009] [arXiv:1303.5576]

  4. Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Advances in High Energy Physics, 2013 (2013) 708680
    [doi:10.1155/2013/708680] [arXiv:1304.1630]

  5. Interpretation of the Depths of Maximum of Extensive Air Showers Measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 02 (2013) 026
    [doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2013/02/026] [arXiv:1301.6637]

  6. Constraints on the origin of cosmic rays above 1018 eV from large scale anisotropy searches in data of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ApJL, 762 (2013) L13
    [doi:10.1088/2041-8205/762/1/L13] [arXiv:1212.3083]


Year 2012
  1. Large scale distribution of arrival directions of cosmic rays detected above 10^18 eV at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 203 (2012) 34
    [doi:10.1088/0067-0049/203/2/34] [arXiv:1210.3736]

  2. A Search for Point Sources of EeV Neutrons
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, ApJ, 760 (2012) 148
    [doi:10.1088/0004-637X/760/2/148] [arXiv:1211.4901]

  3. Results of a self-triggered prototype system for radio-detection of extensive air showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST, 7 (2012) P11023
    [doi:10.1088/1748-0221/7/11/P11023] [arXiv:1211.0572]

  4. Antennas for the Detection of Radio Emission Pulses from Cosmic-Ray induced Air Showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST 7 P10011 (2012)
    [doi:10.1088/1748-0221/7/10/P10011] [arXiv:1209.3840]

  5. The Rapid Atmospheric Monitoring System of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST 7 (2012) P09001
    [doi:10.1088/1748-0221/7/09/P09001] [arXiv:1208.1675]

  6. Measurement of the cosmic ray energy spectrum using hybrid events of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    M. Settimo for the Pierre Auger Collaboration, Eur. Phys. J. Plus 127 (2012) 87
    [doi:10.1140/epjp/i2012-12087-9] [arXiv:1208.6574]

  7. Measurement of the proton-air cross-section at sqrt(s) = 57 TeV with the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 062002 (2012)
    [doi:!0.1103/PhysRevLett.109.062002] [arXiv:1208.1520]

  8. 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
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 755 (2012) L4
    [doi:10.1088/2041-8205/755/1/L4] [arXiv:1210.3143]
  9. Nature and origin of very high-energy cosmic rays
    J. Hoerandel and the Pierre Auger Collaboration, Europhysics News, 43 (2012) 24
    [doi:10.1051/epn/2012302] [PDF]

  10. A search for anisotropy in the arrival directions of ultra high energy cosmic rays recorded at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 04 (2012) 040
    [doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2012/04/040] [arXiv:1210.3602]
  11. Description of Atmospheric Conditions at the Pierre Auger Observatory using the Global Data Assimilation System (GDAS)
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics, 35 (2012), 591-607
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2011.12.002] [arXiv:1201.2276]
  12. Search for signatures of magnetically-induced alignment in the arrival directions measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 35 (2012) 354
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2011.10.004] [arXiv:1111.2472]

Year 2011
  1. A search for ultra-high energy neutrinos in highly inclined events at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review D 84, 122005 (2011)
    [doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.84.122005] [doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.85.029902] [arXiv:1202.1493
  2. The effect of the geomagnetic field on cosmic ray energy estimates and large scale anisotropy searches on data from the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP 11 (2011) 022
    [doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2011/11/022] [arXiv:1111.7122]

  3. The Lateral Trigger Probability function for UHE Cosmic Rays Showers detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 35 (2011) 266–276
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2011.08.001] [arXiv:1111.6645]
  4. Anisotropy and chemical composition of ultra-high energy cosmic rays using arrival directions measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JCAP06 (2011) 022
    [doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2011/06/022] [arXiv:1106.3048]
  5. Advanced functionality for radio analysis in the Offline software framework of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 635 (2011) 92–102
    [doi:10.1016/j.nima.2011.01.049] [arXiv:1101.4473
  6. Search for First Harmonic Modulation in the Right Ascension Distribution of Cosmic Rays Detected at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astropart. Phys. 34 (2011), 627-639
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2010.12.007] [arXiv:1103.2721]

  7. The Pierre Auger Observatory Scaler Mode for the Study of Solar Activity Modulation of Galactic Cosmic Rays
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, JINST 6, P01003 (2011)
    [doi:10.1088/1748-0221/6/01/P01003preprint
  8. The exposure of the hybrid detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 34 (2011) 368–381
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2010.10.001] [arXiv:1010.6162]

Year 2010
  1. Update on the correlation of the highest energy cosmic rays with nearby extragalactic matter
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 34 (2010) 314–326
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2010.08.010] [arXiv:1009.1855]
  2. The Fluorescence Detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, NIM A 620 (2010) 227–251
    [doi:10.1016/j.nima.2010.04.023] [arXiv:0907.4282]
  3. The northern Site of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, New Journal of Physics 12 (2010) 035001
    [doi:10.1088/1367-2630/12/3/035001]

  4. Measurement of the Depth of Maximum of Extensive Air Showers above 1018 eV
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review Letters, 104, 091101 (2010)
    [doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.091101] [arXiv:1002.0699
  5. Measurement of the energy spectrum of cosmic rays above 1018 eV using the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physics Letters B 685 (2010) 239–246
    [doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2010.02.013] [arXiv:1002.7975
  6. A Study of the Effect of Molecular and Aerosol Conditions in the Atmosphere on Air Fluorescence Measurements at the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 33 (2010) 108–129
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2009.12.005] [arXiv:1002.0366]
  7. Trigger and Aperture of the Surface Detector Array of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A613 (2010) 29–39
    [doi:10.1016/j.nima.2009.11.018] [arXiv:1111.6764]


Year 2009
  1. Atmospheric effects on extensive air showers observed with the Surface Detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 32 (2009) 89–99
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2009.06.004] [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2009.10.005] [arXiv:0906.5497]
  2. Upper limit on the cosmic-ray photon fraction at EeV energies from the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 31 (2009) 399–406
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2009.04.003] [arXiv:0903.1127]

  3. Limit on the diffuse flux of ultrahigh energy tau neutrinos with the surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review D 79, 102001 (2009)
    [doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.79.102001] [arXiv:0903.3385]

Year 2008
  1. Observation of the suppression of the flux of cosmic rays above 4 x 1019 eV
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review Letters 101, 061101 (2008)
    [doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.061101] [arXiv:0806.4302]
    - PRL Viewpoint
    - Flux spectrum table
  2. Upper Limit on the Diffuse Flux of Ultrahigh Energy Tau Neutrinos from the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Physical Review Letters 100, 211101 (2008)
    [doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.211101] [arXiv:0712.1909]
  3. Upper limit on the cosmic-ray photon flux above 1019 eV using the surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 29 (2008) 243–256
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2008.01.003] [arXiv:0712.1147] plots
  4. Correlation of the highest-energy cosmic rays with the positions of nearby active galactic nuclei
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 29 (2008) 188–204
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2008.01.002] [arXiv:0712.2843]

Year 2007
  1. Correlation of the Highest-Energy Cosmic Rays with Nearby Extragalactic Objects
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Science 318, 938 (2007)
    [doi:10.1126/science.1151124] [arXiv:0711.2256]

  2. Anisotropy studies around the galactic centre at EeV energies with the Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 27 (2007) 244–253
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2006.11.002] [arXiv:astro-ph/0607382]
  3. An upper limit to the photon fraction in cosmic rays above 1019 eV from the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Astroparticle Physics 27 (2007) 155–168
    [doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2006.10.004] [arXiv:astro-ph/0606619]

Year 2004
  1. Properties and performance of the prototype instrument for the Pierre Auger Observatory
    The Pierre Auger Collaboration, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 523 (2004) 50–95
    [PDF (manuscript)] [PDF (publication)] [doi:10.1016/j.nima.2003.12.012]