Cosmic Ray Small-Scale Anisotropies in Slab Turbulence

  title={Cosmic Ray Small-Scale Anisotropies in Slab Turbulence},
  author={Marco Kuhlen and Philipp Mertsch and Vo Hong Minh Phan},
  journal={Proceedings of 37th International Cosmic Ray Conference — PoS(ICRC2021)},
In the standard picture of cosmic ray transport the propagation of charged cosmic rays through turbulent magnetic fields is described as a random walk with cosmic rays scattering on magnetic field turbulence. This is in good agreement with the highly isotropic cosmic ray arrival directions as this diffusion process effectively isotropizes the cosmic ray distribution. High-statistics observatories like IceCube and HAWC have however observed significant deviations from isotropy down to very small… Expand
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