EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 208, 2019ISVHECRI 2018 - XX International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Astroparticle Theory (+HECR)|
|Published online||10 May 2019|
Recent results from the KASCADE-Grande data analysis
Institut für Kernphysik, KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
2 Universidad Michoacana, Inst. Física y Matemáticas, Morelia, Mexico
3 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
4 Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik, KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
5 Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Bucharest, Romania
6 Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino, INAF Torino, Italy
7 Universidade São Paulo, Instituto de Física de São Carlos, Brasil
8 Fachbereich Physik, Universität Wuppertal, Germany
9 Department of Physics, Siegen University, Germany
10 Dept. of Astrophysics, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
11 National Centre for Nuclear Research, Department of Astrophysics, Lodz, Poland
12 Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), Frankfurt am Main, Germany
13 Department of Physics, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
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Published online: 10 May 2019
KASCADE, together with its extension KASCADE-Grande measured individual air showers of cosmic rays in the primary energy range of 100 TeV to 1 EeV. The data collection was fully completed at the end of 2013 and the experiment was dismantled. However, the data analysis is still in progress. Recently, we published a new result on upper limits to the flux of ultra-high energy gamma rays, which set constraints on some fundamental astrophysical models. We also use the data to investigate the validity of the new hadronic interactions models like SIBYLL version 2.3c or EPOS-LHC. In addition, we updated and improved the webbased platform of the KASCADE Cosmic Ray Data Centre (KCDC), where now the data from KASCADE and KASCADE-Grande of more than 20 years measurements is available, including corresponding Monte-Carlo simulated events based on three different hadronic interaction models. In this contribution, recent results from KASCADE-Grande and the update of KCDC is briefly discussed.
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