Title

Milagrito, a TeV air-shower array

Authors

R Atkins, University of UtahFollow
W Benbow, University of California - Santa Cruz
D Berley, University of Maryland - College Park
M L. Chen, University of Maryland - College Park
D G. Coyne, University of California - Santa Cruz
R S. Delay, University of California - Irvine
B L. Dingus, University of UtahFollow
D E. Dorfan, University of California - Santa Cruz
R W. Ellsworth, George Mason University
C Espinoza, Los Alamos National Laboratory
D Evans, University of Maryland - College Park
A Falcone, University of New Hampshire - Main CampusFollow
L Fleysher, New York UniversityFollow
R Fleysher, New York UniversityFollow
G Gisler, Los Alamos National Laboratory
J A. Goodman, University of Maryland - College Park
T J. Haines, Los Alamos National LaboratoryFollow
C M. Hoffman, Los Alamos National Laboratory
S Hugenberger, University of California - Irvine
L A. Kelley, University of California - Santa Cruz
S Klein, University of California - Santa Cruz
I Leonor, University of California - Irvine
J R. Macri, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus
M L. McConnell, University of New Hampshire - Main CampusFollow
J F. McCullough, University of California - Santa Cruz
J E. McEnery, University of UtahFollow
R S. Miller, University of New Hampshire - Main CampusFollow
A I. Mincer, New York University
M F. Morales, University of California - Santa CruzFollow
Maxwell Murray, University of New Hampshire - Main CampusFollow
P Nemethy, New York University
G Paliaga, University of California - Santa Cruz
James Ryan, University of New Hampshire
M Schneider, University of California - Santa Cruz
B Shen, University of California - Riverside
A Shoup, University of California - Irvine
G Sinnis, Los Alamos National Laboratory
A J. Smith, Los Alamos National LaboratoryFollow
G W. Sullivan, University of Maryland - College Park
T N. Thompson, Los Alamos National LaboratoryFollow
O T. Tumer, University of California - Riverside
K Wang, University of California - Riverside
M O. Wascko, University of California - Riverside
S Westerhoff, University of California - Santa Cruz
D A. Williams, University of California - Santa CruzFollow
T Yang, University of California - Santa Cruz
G B. Yodh, University of California - Irvine

Abstract

Milagrito, a large, covered water-Cherenkov detector, was the world's "rst air-shower-particle detector sensitive to cosmic gamma rays below 1 TeV. It served as a prototype for the Milagro detector and operated from February 1997 to May 1998. This paper gives a description of Milagrito, a summary of the operating experience, and early results that demonstrate the capabilities of this technique

Publication Date

2000

Journal Title

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment

Publisher

Elsevier

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1016/S0168-9002(00)00146-7

Document Type

Article

Rights

( 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.