EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 99, 2015ISVHECRI 2014 – 18th International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Highlight Talks 3|
|Published online||04 August 2015|
Calculation of conventional and prompt lepton fluxes at very high energy
1 Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Institut für Kernphysik, Postfach 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe, Germany
2 CERN EN-STI-EET, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland
3 Bartol Research Institute, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
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Published online: 4 August 2015
An efficient method for calculating inclusive conventional and prompt atmospheric leptons fluxes is presented. The coupled cascade equations are solved numerically by formulating them as matrix equation. The presented approach is very flexible and allows the use of different hadronic interaction models, realistic parametrizations of the primary cosmic-ray flux and the Earth's atmosphere, and a detailed treatment of particle interactions and decays. The power of the developed method is illustrated by calculating lepton flux predictions for a number of different scenarios.
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