Considerations on the radio emission from extended air showers

@article{Conti2015ConsiderationsOT,
  title={Considerations on the radio emission from extended air showers},
  author={E. Conti and Giorgio Sartori},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2015},
  volume={2016},
  pages={043 - 043}
}
  • E. ContiG. Sartori
  • Published 11 November 2015
  • Physics
  • Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
The process of radio emission from extended air showers produced by high energy cosmic rays has reached a good level of comprehension and prediction. It has a coherent nature, so the emitted power scales quadratically with the energy of the primary particle. Recently, a laboratory measurement has revealed that an incoherent radiation mechanism exists, namely, the bremsstrahlung emission. In this paper we expound why bremsstrahlung radiation, that should be present in showers produced by ultra… 

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