EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 99, 2015ISVHECRI 2014 – 18th International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Highlight Talks 3|
|Published online||04 August 2015|
Analysis of cosmic-ray events with ALICE at LHC
Physics Department, CINVESTAV, PO Box, 14740 México, D.F.
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Published online: 4 August 2015
ALICE is one of the four main experiments of the LHC at CERN. Located 40 meters underground, with 30 m of overburden rock, it can also operate to detect muons produced by cosmic-ray interactions in the atmosphere. An analysis of the data collected with cosmic-ray triggers from 2010 to 2013, corresponding to about 31 days of live time, is presented. Making use of the ability of the Time Projection Chamber (TPC) to track large numbers of charged particles, a special emphasis is given to the study of muon bundles, and in particular to events with high-muon density.
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