EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 182, 20186th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics (ICNFP 2017)
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|Published online||03 August 2018|
The Hellenic Open University Cosmic Ray Telescope: Research and Educational Activities
Physics Laboratory, School of Science and Technology, Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece
2 Laboratory APC, University Paris Diderot - Paris VII, Paris, France
3 Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics, NCSR Demokritos, Athens, Greece
4 Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
5 Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
6 Department of Physics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
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Published online: 3 August 2018
The Hellenic Open University Cosmic Ray Telescope consists of three autonomous stations installed at the University Campus in the city of Patras. Each station comprises three large (≈ 1 m2) plastic scintillators and one or more Codalema type RF antennas detecting Extensive Air Showers (EAS), originating from primary particles with energy greater than 10 TeV. The operation and the performance of the Telescope is presented briefly, emphasising the educational activities foreseen in the framework of the HEllenic LYceum Cosmic Observatories Network (HELYCON).
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