EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 145, 2017ISVHECRI 2016 – XIX International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Accelerator Measurements Relevant to CR Studies II|
|Published online||26 June 2017|
ATLAS and ultra high energy cosmic ray physics
For the ATLAS Collaboration, Physics Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Published online: 26 June 2017
After a brief introduction to extended air shower cosmic ray physics the current and future deployment of forward detectors at ATLAS is discussed along with the various aspects of the current and future ATLAS programs to explore hadronic physics. The emphasis is placed on those results and future plans that have particular relevance for high-energy, and ultra high-energy, cosmic ray physics. The possible use of ATLAS as an “underground” cosmic muon observatory is briefly considered.
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