Precision measurement of lithium flux in cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station

Abstract : Lithium nuclei in cosmic rays are produced by the spallation of heavier cosmic rays on the interstellar medium. Thus, the abundance of Lithium constitutes a very sensitive observable for the modeling of cosmic rays propagation in the Galaxy. A precision measurement of the Lithium flux with rigidities from 2 GV to 3 TV by AMS, based on 1.6 million events, is presented for the first time. The variation of the flux spectral index with rigidity is also presented
Type de document :
Communication dans un congrès
34th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC), Jul 2015, The Hague, Netherlands. Proceedings of Science, ICRC2015, pp.303, 2016
Liste complète des métadonnées

http://hal.in2p3.fr/in2p3-01183120
Contributeur : Emmanuelle Vernay <>
Soumis le : jeudi 6 août 2015 - 12:48:12
Dernière modification le : lundi 9 avril 2018 - 12:22:07

Identifiants

  • HAL Id : in2p3-01183120, version 1

Collections

IN2P3 | LPSC | UGA

Citation

L. Derome. Precision measurement of lithium flux in cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station. 34th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC), Jul 2015, The Hague, Netherlands. Proceedings of Science, ICRC2015, pp.303, 2016. 〈in2p3-01183120〉

Partager

Métriques

Consultations de la notice

82