# Data-driven estimation of the invisible energy of cosmic ray showers with the Pierre Auger Observatory

@article{Aab2019DatadrivenEO, title={Data-driven estimation of the invisible energy of cosmic ray showers with the Pierre Auger Observatory}, author={T. P. A. C. A. Aab and P. Abreu and M. Aglietta and I. Albuquerque and J. Albury and I. Allekotte and A. Almela and J. Castillo and J. Alvarez-Mu{\~n}iz and G. Anastasi and L. Anchordoqui and B. Andrada and S. Andringa and C. Aramo and H. Asorey and P. Assis and G. {\'A}vila and A. Badescu and A. Bakalova and A. Balaceanu and F. Barbato and R. Luz and S. Baur and K. H. Becker and J. Bellido and C. B{\'e}rat and M. E. Bertaina and X. Bertou and P. L. Biermann and J. Biteau and S. Blaess and {\'A}. Blanco and J. Blazek and C. Bleve and M. Boh'avcov'a and D. Boncioli and C. Bonifazi and N. Borodai and A. M. Botti and J. Brack and T. Bretz and A. Bridgeman and F. Briechle and P. Buchholz and A. Bueno and S. Buitink and M. Buscemi and K. S. Caballero-Mora and L. Caccianiga and L. Calcagni and A. Cancio and F. Canfora and J. M. Carceller and R. Caruso and A. Castellina and F. Catalani and G. Cataldi and L. Cazon and M. Cerda and J. A. Chinellato and J. Chudoba and L. Chytka and R. W. Clay and A. K. Cerutti and R. Colalillo and A. Coleman and M. R. Coluccia and R. Conceiccao and A. Condorelli and G. Consolati and F. Contreras and F. Convenga and M. J. Cooper and S. Coutu and C. E. Covault and B. Daniel and S. Dasso and K. Daumiller and B. Dawson and J. Day and R. Almeida and S. J. D. Jong and G. Mauro and J. D. M. Neto and I. D. Mitri and J. D. Oliveira and F. D. Salles and V. D. Souza and J. Debatin and M. D. R'io and O. Deligny and N. Dhital and M. Castro and F. Diogo and C. Dobrigkeit and J. Dolivo and Q. Dorosti and R. C. Anjos and M. Dova and A. Dundovic and J. Ebr and R. Engel and M. Erdmann and C. O. Escobar and A. Etchegoyen and H. Falcke and J. Farmer and G. Farrar and A. C. Fauth and N. Fazzini and F. Feldbusch and F. Fenu and L. P. Ferreyro and J. M. Figueira and A. Filipvcivc and M. Freire and T. Fujii and A. Fuster and B. Garcia and H. Gemmeke and A. Gherghel-Lascu and P. Ghia and U. Giaccari and M. Giammarchi and M. Giller and D. Glas and J. Glombitza and F. Gobbi and G. Golup and M. G. Berisso and P. Vitale and J. P. Gongora and N. Gonz'alez and I. Goos and D. G'ora and A. Gorgi and M. Gottowik and T. D. Grubb and F. Guarino and G. Guedes and E. Guido and R. Halliday and M. R. Hampel and P. Hansen and D. Harari and T. A. Harrison and V. M. Harvey and A. Haungs and T. Hebbeker and D. Heck and P. Heimann and G. Hill and C. Hojvat and E. Holt and P. Homola and J. Horandel and P. Horv{\'a}th and M. Hrabovsk'y and T. Huege and J. Hulsman and A. Insolia and P. G. Isar and I. Jandt and J. A. Johnsen and M. Josebachuili and J. Jury{\vs}ek and A. Kaapa and K. H. Kampert and B. Keilhauer and N. Kemmerich and J. Kemp and H. Klages and M. Kleifges and J. Kleinfeller and R. Krause and D. Kuempel and G. K. Mezek and A. K. Awad and B. Lago and D. LaHurd and R. M. Lang and R. Legumina and M. Oliveira and V. Lenok and A. Letessier-Selvon and I. Lhenry-Yvon and O. Lippmann and D. L. Presti and L. Lopes and R. L'opez and A. L. Casado and R. Lorek and Q. Luce and A. Lucero and M. Malacari and G. Mancarella and D. Mand{\'a}t and B. Manning and P. Mantsch and A. Mariazzi and I. Marics and G. Marsella and D. Martello and H. Mart{\'i}nez and O. M. Bravo and M. Mastrodicasa and H. J. Mathes and S. Mathys and J. Matthews and G. Matthiae and E. Mayotte and P. Mazur and G. Medina-Tanco and D. Melo and A. Menshikov and K. Merenda and S. Michal and M. I. Micheletti and L. Middendorf and L. Miramonti and B. Mitrica and D. Mockler and S. Mollerach and F. Montanet and C. Morello and G. Morlino and M. Mostaf'a and A. L. Muller and M. A. Muller and S. Muller and R. Mussa and L. Nellen and P. Nguyen and M. Niculescu-Oglinzanu and M. Niechciol and D. Nitz and D. Nosek and V. Novotny and L. Novzka and A. Nucita and L. A. N'unez and A. Olinto and M. Palatka and J. Pallotta and M. Panetta and P. Papenbreer and G. Parente and A. Parra and M. Pech and F. Pedreira and J. Pkekala and R. Pelayo and J. Pe{\~n}a-Rodr{\'i}guez and L. Pereira and M. Perlin and L. Perrone and C. Peters and S. Petrera and J. Phuntsok and T. Pierog and M. Pimenta and V. Pirronello and M. Platino and J. Poh and B. Pont and C. Porowski and R. R. Prado and P. Privitera and M. Prouza and A. Puyleart and S. Querchfeld and S. Quinn and R. Ramos-Poll{\'a}n and J. Rautenberg and D. Ravignani and M. Reininghaus and J. Ř{\'i}dk{\'y} and F. Riehn and M. Risse and P. Ristori and V. Rizi and W. Carvalho and J. R. Rojo and M. Roncoroni and M. Roth and E. Roulet and A. C. Rovero and P. R{\"u}hl and S. J. Saffi and A. Saftoiu and F. Salamida and H. Salazar and G. Salina and J. S. G{\'o}mez and F. S{\'a}nchez and E. Santos and F. Sarazin and R. Sarmento and C. Sarmiento-cano and R. Sato and P. Savina and M. Schauer and V. Scherini and H. Schieler and M. Schimassek and M. Schimp and F. Schluter and D. Schmidt and O. Scholten and P. Schov'anek and F. Schroder and S. Schroder and J. Schumacher and S. J. Sciutto and M. Scornavacche and R. Shellard and G. Sigl and G. Silli and O. Sima and R. vSm'ida and G. Snow and P. Sommers and J. Soriano and J. Souchard and R. Squartini and D. Stanca and S. Stanivc and J. Stasielak and P. Stassi and M. Stolpovskiy and A. Streich and F. Suarez and M. Suarez-Duran and T. Sudholz and T. Suomijarvi and A. D. Supanitsky and J. vSup'ik and Z. Szadkowski and A. Taboada and O. A. Taborda and A. Tapia and C. Timmermans and C. Peixoto and B. Tom{\'e} and G. T. Elipe and A. Travaini and P. Tr{\'a}vn{\'i}{\vc}ek and M. Trini and M. Tueros and R. Ulrich and M. Unger and M. Urban and J. Galicia and I. Vali{\~n}o and L. Valore and P. V. Bodegom and A. V. D. Berg and A. V. Vliet and E. Varela and B. C'ardenas and D. Veberivc and C. Ventura and I. Quispe and V. Verzi and J. V'icha and L. Villase{\~n}or and J. Vink and S. Vorobiov and H. Wahlberg and A. Watson and M. Weber and A. Weindl and M. Wiede'nski and L. Wiencke and H. Wilczynski and T. Winchen and M. Wirtz and D. Wittkowski and B. Wundheiler and L. Yang and A. Yushkov and E. Zas and D. Zavrtanik and M. Zavrtanik and L. Zehrer and A. Zepeda and B. Zimmermann and M. Ziolkowski and Z. Zong and F. Zuccarello}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2019}, volume={100}, pages={082003} }

The determination of the primary energy of extensive air showers using the fluorescence detection technique requires an estimation of the energy carried away by particles that do not deposit all their energy in the atmosphere. This estimation is typically made using Monte Carlo simulations and thus depends on the assumed primary particle mass and on model predictions for neutrino and muon production. In this work we present a new method to obtain the invisible energy from events detected by the… CONTINUE READING

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