EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 145, 2017ISVHECRI 2016 – XIX International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
|Page(s)||1 - 3|
|Section||Ground-Based Cosmic Ray and Gamma-Ray Experiments (I)|
|Published online||26 June 2017|
The ALPACA Project
Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, the University of Tokyo, 5-1-5, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-8582, Japan
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Published online: 26 June 2017
We have started up the ALPACA (Andes Large area PArticle detector for Cosmic ray physics and Astronomy) project. The ALPACA experiment is composed of an 83,000 m2 air shower array and a 5,400 m2 underground muon detector array to make wide field-of-view high-sensitivity observations of high-energy cosmic rays/cosmic gamma rays on the Cerro Estuqueria highland, 4,740 m above sea level around Mount Chacaltaya, Bolivia. We briefly report on the design concept of the new project and its physics targets.
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