EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 105, 2015SuGAR 2015 – Searching for the Sources of Galactic Cosmic Rays
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Galactic Cosmic Rays: Spectrum / Composition / Anisotropy|
|Published online||08 December 2015|
Recent results from the AMS-02 experiment
Instituto de Física de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, CP 369, 13560-970, São Carlos, SP, Brazil
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Published online: 8 December 2015
The AMS-02 detector is a large acceptance magnetic spectrometer operating onboard the International Space Station since May 2011. The main goals of the detector are the search for antimatter and dark matter in space, as well as the measurement of cosmic ray composition and flux. Precise measurements of cosmic ray positrons and electrons are presented in this document, based on 41×109 events collected during the first 30 months of operations.
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