Detection of Extensive Air Showers with the self-triggered TREND radio array

@inproceedings{Coz2017DetectionOE,
  title={Detection of Extensive Air Showers with the self-triggered TREND radio array},
  author={Sandra Le Coz and Didier Charrier and Quan-bu Gou and Junhua Gu and Hong-bo Hu and Olivier Martineau-Huynh and Clementina Medina and Valentin Niess and Mat{\'i}as Tueros and Jianli Zhang and Yi Gang Zhang and Xiang-Ping Wu and Krijn DeVries},
  year={2017}
}
We demonstrate here the ability of TREND, a self-triggered antenna array, to autonomously detect and identify air showers induced by cosmic rays, from their radio emission, measured in the 50-100 MHz frequency range. TREND (Tianshan Radio Experiment for Neutrino Detection) is an array of 50 single polarised antennas, deployed over a total area of 1.5 km$^2$ on the site of the 21 cmA radio interferometer in the radio-quiet Tianshan mountains (China), that was running between 2011 and 2013. The… 
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