Muon astrophysics with the MACRO detector Academic Article uri icon


  • Muon events collected with the streamer tube system of MACRO have been used to study the vertical muon intensity and to search for astrophysical point sources. New upper limits on the muon fluxes coming from source candidates have been obtained. The μ pair distance distribution and multimuon rates are presented and compared with Monte Carlo predictions for different primary cosmic rays composition models. © 1994.

author list (cited authors)

  • Collaboration, T. M., Ahlen, S., Ambrosio, M., Antolini, R., Auriemma, G., Baker, R., ... Worstell, W.

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publication date

  • May 1994