Introducing the CTA concept

  title={Introducing the CTA concept},
  author={B. S. Acharya and M. D. Actis and T. Aghajani and G. Agnetta and J. A. Aguilar and F. Aharonian and M. Ajello and A. G. Akhperjanian and Miguel Alcubierre and J. Aleksi{\'c} and R. Alfaro and E. Aliu and A. Allafort and D. Allan and I. Allekotte and E. Amato and J. Anderson and E. O. Ang{\"u}ner and L. Antonelli and P. Antoranz and A. Aravantinos and T. Arlen and T. Armstrong and H. Arnaldi and L. Arrabito and Katsuaki Asano and T. Ashton and H. Asorey and Y. Awane and H. Baba and Ana Babi{\'c} and N. Baby and J. Baehr and A. Bais and C. Baixeras and S. Bajtlik and M. Balbo and D. Balis and C. Balkowski and A. Bamba and R. Bandiera and A. Barber and C. Barbier and M. Barcelo and Anna Barnacka and J. Barnstedt and U. D. AlmeidaBarres and J. Barrio and A. Basili and S. Basso and D. Bastieri and C. Bauer and A. Baushev and J. Becerra and Y. Becherini and K. Bechtol and J. Tjus and V. Beckmann and W. Bednarek and B. R. Behera and M. Belluso and W. Benbow and J. Berdugo and K. Berger and F. Bernard and T. Bernardino and K. Bernloehr and N. Bhat and Subir Bhattacharyya and C. Bigongiari and A. Biland and S. Billotta and T. Bird and E. Birsin and Elisabetta Bissaldi and J. Biteau and M. Bitossi and S. Blake and O. B. Bigas and P. Blasi and A. Bobkov and V. Boccone and M. Boettcher and L. Bogacz and J. Bogart and M. Bogdan and C. Boisson and J. B. Gargallo and J. Bolmont and G. Bonanno and A. Bonardi and T. Bonev and P. Bonifacio and Giacomo Bonnoli and P. Bordas and A. Borgland and J. Borkowski and R. Bose and O. Botner and A. Bottani and L. Bouchet and M. Bourgeat and C. Boutonnet and A. Bouvier and S. Brau-Nogue and Ilana M. Braun and T. Bretz and M. Briggs and T. Bringmann and P. Brook and P. Brun and L. Brunetti and T. Buanes and J. Buckley and R. Buehler and V. Bugaev and A. Bulgarelli and T. Bulik and G. Busetto and S. Buson and K. Byrum and M. Cailles and R. Cameron and J. Camprecios and R. Canestrari and S. Cantu and M. Capalbi and P. Caraveo and E. Carmona and A. Carosi and J. Carr and P. Carton and S. Casanova and M. Casiraghi and O. Catalano and S. Cavazzani and S. Cazaux and M. Cerruti and E. Chabanne and P. Chadwick and C. Champion and A. Chen and J. Chiang and L. Chiappetti and M. Chikawa and V. Chitnis and F. Chollet and J. Chudoba and M. Cieślar and A. Cillis and J. Cohen-Tanugi and S. Colafrancesco and P. Colin and J. Colom{\'e} and S. Colonges and M. Compin and P. Conconi and V. Conforti and V. Connaughton and J. Conrad and J. L. Contreras and P. Coppi and P. Corona and D. Corti and J. Cortina and L. Cossio and H. Costantini and G. Cotter and B. Courty and S. Couturier and S. Covino and G. Crimi and S. Criswell and J. Croston and G. Cusumano and M. Dafonseca and O. Dale and M. K. Daniel and J. Darling and I. D. Davids and F. Dazzi and A. D. Angelis and V. Caprio and F. D. Frondat and E. D. Pino and I. Calle and G. D. L. Vega and R. D. L. R. Lopez and B. D. Lotto and A. D. Luca and J. B. R. Neto and M. Naurois and Y. D. 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  journal={Astroparticle Physics},
  • B. S. Acharya, M. D. Actis, +980 authors P. Żychowski
  • Published 2013
  • Physics
  • Astroparticle Physics
  • The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) is a new observatory for very high-energy (VHE) gamma rays. CTA has ambitions science goals, for which it is necessary to achieve full-sky coverage, to improve the sensitivity by about an order of magnitude, to span about four decades of energy, from a few tens of GeV to above 100 TeV with enhanced angular and energy resolutions over existing VHE gamma-ray observatories. An international collaboration has formed with more than 1000 members from 27 countries… CONTINUE READING
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