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Overview of the ANITA project
Author(s): S. W. Barwick; James J. Beatty; David Z. Besson; John M. Clem; Stephane Coutu; Michael A. DuVernois; Paul Arthur Evenson; Peter W. Gorham; Francis L. Halzen; Abram Jacobson; David Kieda; John G. Learned; Kurt M. Liewer; Stephen T. Lowe; Charles J. Naudet; Allen C. Odian; David Saltzberg; David Seckel
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Paper Abstract

The ANITA project is designed to investigate ultra-high energy (>1017 eV) cosmic ray interactions throughout the universe by detecting the neutrinos created in those interactions. These high energy neutrinos are detectable through their interactions within the Antarctic ice sheet, which ANITA will use as a detector target that effectively converts the neutrino interactions to radio pulses. This paper will give an overview of the project including scientific objectives, detection description and mission design.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2003
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4858, Particle Astrophysics Instrumentation, (3 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.458546
Show Author Affiliations
S. W. Barwick, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
James J. Beatty, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
David Z. Besson, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
John M. Clem, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Stephane Coutu, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
Michael A. DuVernois, Univ. of Minnesota/Twin Cities (United States)
Paul Arthur Evenson, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Peter W. Gorham, Univ. of Hawaii/Manoa (United States)
Francis L. Halzen, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Abram Jacobson, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
David Kieda, Univ. of Utah (United States)
John G. Learned, Univ. of Hawaii/Manoa (United States)
Kurt M. Liewer, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Stephen T. Lowe, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Charles J. Naudet, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Allen C. Odian, Stanford Linear Accelerator Ctr. (United States)
David Saltzberg, Univ. of California/Los Angeles (United States)
David Seckel, Univ. of Delaware (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4858:
Particle Astrophysics Instrumentation
Peter W. Gorham, Editor(s)

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