EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 52, 2013ISVHECRI 2012 – XVII International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||10 June 2013|
LHC data and extensive air showers
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), IKP, D-76021, Karlsruhe, Germany
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Currently the uncertainty in the prediction of shower observables for different primary particles and energies is dominated by differences between hadronic interaction models. The LHC data on minimum bias measurements can be used to test Monte Carlo generators and these new constraints will help to reduce the uncertainties in air shower predictions. In this article, after a short introduction on air showers we will show the results of the comparison between the updated version of high energy hadronic interaction models EPOS LHC and QGSJETII-04 with LHC data. Results for air shower simulations and their consequences on comparisons with air shower data will be discussed.
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