EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 208, 2019ISVHECRI 2018 - XX International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
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|Published online||10 May 2019|
Recent results from the LHCf and RHICf experiments
The LHCf Collaboration
2 The RHICf Collaboration
3 Institute for Space-Earth Environment Research, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
4 Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
5 Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
6 Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
7 Kanagawa University, Kanagawa, Japan
8 Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
9 Ecole-Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
10 LBNL, Berkeley, CA, USA
11 INFN Section of Florence, Florence, Italy
12 University of Florence, Florence, Italy
13 IFAC-CNR, Florence, Italy
14 INFN Section of Catania, Catania, Italy
15 University of Catania, Catania, Italy
16 Riken Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science, Saitama, Japan
17 Riken BNL Research Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York, USA
18 Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
19 Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
20 Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibraki, Japan
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Published online: 10 May 2019
The Large Hadron Collider forward and the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider forward experiments measured forward particles produced in high-energy hadron collisions at the LHC and RHIC. Using compact calorimeters neutral particles produced in pseudorapidities η >8.4 and η >6.0 are observed by the respective experiments. Because the collision energies ranging from 0.51 TeV to 13 TeV correspond to the cosmic-ray equivalent energies of 1014 to 1017 eV, the measurements are important to understand the hadronic interaction relevant to extensive air shower measurements. This paper reviews recent results of LHCf and initial performance of RHICf that took data in the 2017 RHIC operation.
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