Unusual Time Structure of Extensive Air Showers at Energies Exceeding 1017 eV

R. U. Beisembaev, E. A. Beisembaeva, O. D. Dalkarov, V. D. Mosunov, V. A. Ryabov, S. B. Shaulov, M. I. Vildanova, V. V. Zhukov, K. A. Baigarin, D. Beznosko, T. Kh Sadykov

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Abstract

Extensive air showers characterized by a multicomponent time structure were detected at the experimental Horizon-T array deployed at the Tien Shan High-Altitude Science Station of Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, at an altitude of 3346 meters above sea level. Such a structure manifested itself in showers of energy above 1017 eV and suggests that, in contrast to the standard mechanism of the development of a nuclear-electromagnetic cascade, shower particles reach the observation level as components of several shower disks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)330-333
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics of Atomic Nuclei
Volume82
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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