Monte Carlo studies for the optimisation of the Cherenkov Telescope Array layout

  title={Monte Carlo studies for the optimisation of the Cherenkov Telescope Array layout},
  author={Atreya Acharyya and Iv{\'a}n Agudo and E. O. Anguner and R. Alfaro and J. Alfaro and Cyril Martin Alispach and Roberto Aloisio and Rafael Alves Batista and J.-P.Amans and Lorenzo Amati and Elena Amato and Giovanni Ambrosi and Lucio Angelo Antonelli and Carla Aramo and T. Armstrong and F. Arqueros and Luisa Arrabito and Katsuaki Asano and H. Ashkar and Csaba Bal{\'a}zs and Matteo Balbo and Barbara Balmaverde and Paramita Barai and A. Barbano and Maxim V. Barkov and Ulisses Barres DE Almeida and J. A. Barrio and Denis Bastieri and J. Becerra Gonz'alez and Julia K. Becker Tjus and Lorenzo Bellizzi and Wystan Benbow and Elisa Bernardini and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Bernardos and Konrad Bernlohr and Alessio Berti and Marco Berton and Bruna Bertucci and Vasyl Beshley and Barbara Biasuzzi and Ciro Bigongiari and R. Bird and Elisabetta Bissaldi and Jonathan Biteau and O. Blanch and Jonathan A. Blazek and Catherine Boisson and Giovanni Bonanno and Antonio Bonardi and Carmela Bonavolont{\`a} and Giacomo Bonnoli and P. Bordas and Markus Bottcher and Johan Bregeon and A. Brill and A. M. Brown and Kai Brugge and P. Brun and Pietro Bruno and Andrea Bulgarelli and Tomasz Bulik and Michael G. Burton and Aleksandr Burtovoi and G. Busetto and R. A. Cameron and Rodolfo Canestrari and M. Capalbi and Anderson Caproni and Roberto Capuzzo-Dolcetta and P. A. Caraveo and Sami Caroff and R. Carosi and Sabrina Casanova and Enrico Cascone and Franca Cassol and Fernando Catalani and Osvaldo Catalano and Diego Cauz and M. Cerruti and Sylvain Chaty and A. W. Chen and M. Chernyakova and Graziano Chiaro and M. Cie'slar and S. M. Colak and Vito Conforti and Enrico Congiu and J. L. Contreras and J. Cortina and A. Costa and Heide Costantini and Garret Cotter and Pierre Cristofari and P. Cumani and G Cusumano and A. D’A{\`i} and Filippo D’Ammando and L. Dangeon and P. Da Vela and Francesco Dazzi and Alessandro De Angelis and Vincenzo De Caprio and R. C. dos Anjos and Fatima De Frondat and Elisabethe de Gouveia Dal Pino and Barbara De Lotto and D. de Martino and Mathieu de Naurois and Emma de O{\~n}a Wilhelmi and Francesco de Palma and Vitor de Souza and Melania del Santo and Carlos Delgado and D. Della Volpe and Tristano Di Girolamo and F. Di Pierro and Leonardo Di Venere and C. Gonzalo D'iaz and Sebastian Diebold and Arache Djannati-Atai and A Dmytriiev and D. Dominis Prester and A. Donini and Daniela Dorner and Michele Doro and J. L. Dournaux and Jan Ebr and Theodore Rodrigue Njoh Ekoume and Dominik Elsasser and Gabriel Emery and Diego A. Falceta-Gonçalves and Elena Fedorova and Stephen J. Fegan and Qi Feng and Gilles Ferrand and E. Fiandrini and A. Fiasson and Miroslav D. Filipovi{\'c} and Valentina Fioretti and Michele Fiori and Samuel Flis and M. V. Fonseca and Gilles Fontaine and Llu{\'i}s Coromina and S. Fukami and Yasuo Fukui and Stefan Funk and Matthias Fussling and Daniele Gaggero and Giorgio Galanti and R. J. Garc'ia L'opez and Markus Garczarczyk and David Gascon and Thomas Gasparetto and Markus Gaug and Armen Ghalumyan and Fulvio Gianotti and G. Giavitto and Nicola Giglietto and Francesco Giordano and Marcello Giroletti and Johann Gironnet and J. F. Glicenstein and R. B. Gnatyk and Paolo Goldoni and J. M. Gonz'alez and M. Magdalena Gonz'alez and Konstantinos N. Gourgouliatos and Tomasz Grabarczyk and Jonathan Granot and D. Green and Tim Greenshaw and M.-H. Grondin and Orel Gueta and D. Hadasch and Tarek Hassan and Morihiro Hayashida and M. Heller and Olivier Hervet and J. A. Hinton and Nagisa Hiroshima and Bohdan Hnatyk and W. Hofmann and Pavel Horv{\'a}th and Miroslav Hrabovsky and D. Hrupec and Thomas B. Humensky and Moritz Hutten and T. Inada and Fabio Iocco and Maria Ionica and M. Iori and Yukio Iwamura and Marek Jamrozy and Petr Jane{\vc}ek and D. Jankowsky and Pierre Jean and L. Jouvin and Jakub Jury{\vs}ek and Philip Kaaret and Luis H. S. Kadowaki and S. Karkar and Daniel Kerszberg and Bruno Kh'elifi and David Kieda and Stefan Kimeswenger and Wlodek Klu'zniak and Johannes Knapp and Jurgen Knodlseder and Y. Kobayashi and Benjamin Koch and Joanna Kocot and Nu. Komin and A. Kong and Grzegorz Kowal and Marita Krause and Hidetoshi Kubo and J. Kushida and Pankaj Kushwaha and V. La Parola and Giovanni La Rosa and M. Lallena Arquillo and Rodrigo Guedes Lang and Js S. Lapington and Oriane Le Blanc and Julien Lefaucheur and M. Leigui de Oliveira and Marianne Lemoine-Goumard and J.-P. Lenain and Giuseppe Leto and Rocco Lico and Eila Lindfors and Thomas Lohse and S. Lombardi and Francesco Longo and A. L{\'o}pez and M. A. L'opez and A. L{\'o}pez-Oramas and Rub'en L'opez-Coto and Serena Loporchio and Pedro Luis Luque-Escamilla and Etienne Lyard and Maria Concetta Maccarone and Emil Mach and C. Maggio and Pratik Majumdar and Giuseppe Malaguti and M. Mallamaci and Du{\vs}an Mand{\'a}t and Galina Maneva and Marina Manganaro and Salvatore Mangano and Marcin Marculewicz and Mos{\`e} Mariotti and Josep Mart'i and M. C. Mart'inez and G. Mart'inez and Humberto Mart'inez-Huerta and Seiji Masuda and Nigel I. Maxted and D. Mazin and Jean-Luc Meunier and Manuel Meyer and S. Mi{\'c}anovi{\'c} and Rachele Millul and Ignacio A. Minaya and A. M. W. Mitchell and Tsunefumi Mizuno and Rafal Moderski and Lars Mohrmann and Teresa Montaruli and A. Moralejo and D. Morcuende and Giovanni Morlino and A. Morselli and Emmanuel Moulin and Reshmi Mukherjee and P. Munar and Carole Mundell and T. Murach and Andrii Nagai and Tsutomu Nagayoshi and Takashi Naito and Takeshi Nakamori and Rodrigo S. Nemmen and Jacek Niemiec and D. Nieto and M. Nievas Rosillo and Marek Nikołajuk and Daniele Ninci and K. Nishijima and K. Noda and Dalibor Nosek and Maximilian Nothe and S. Nozaki and Michiko Ohishi and Y. Ohtani and Akira Okumura and R. A. Ong and Monica Orienti and Reiko Orito and Michał Ostrowski and N. Otte and Ziwei Ou and I. Oya and Andrea Pagliaro and M. Palatiello and Miroslav Palatka and Riccardo Paoletti and Josep Maria Paredes and Giovanni Pareschi and Nicol{\'o} Parmiggiani and R. D. Parsons and Barbara Patricelli and Asaf Pe’er and Miroslav Pech and P. Penil Del Campo and Judit P'erez-Romero and Matteo Perri and Massimo Persic and P. Petrucci and O Petruk and K. Pfrang and Q. Piel and Ermanno Pietropaolo and Martin Pohl and Miguel Polo and Juri Poutanen and E. Prandini and Nicolas Produit and Heike Prokoph and Michael Prouza and Henry Przybilski and Gerd Puhlhofer and M. Punch and Farinaldo S. Queiroz and Andreas Quirrenbach and S. Rain{\'o} and R. Rando and Soebur Razzaque and O. Reimer and Nicolas Renault-Tinacci and Yves R{\'e}nier and Deivid Ribeiro and Marc Rib'o and Javier Rico and Frank M. Rieger and Vincenzo Rizi and Gonzalo Rodriguez Fernandez and Juan Carlos Rodr{\'i}guez-Ram{\'i}rez and J. J. Rodr'iguez V'azquez and Patrizia Romano and G. Cara Romeo and Marco Roncadelli and Jaime Rosado and Gavin Rowell and B. Rudak and A. Rugliancich and Cameron B Rulten and Iftach Sadeh and L. Saha and T. Saito and S. Sakurai and Francisco Salesa Greus and Pierluca Sangiorgi and Hidetoshi Sano and Marcos Santander and A. Santangelo and R. Santos-Lima and Andreu Sanuy and Konstancja Satalecka and Francesco G. Saturni and Utane Sawangwit and Stefan Schlenstedt and Petr Schov{\'a}nek and Fabian Schussler and U. Schwanke and Eva Sciacca and Salvatore Scuderi and Kevin Sedlaczek and M. Seglar-Arroyo and Olga Sergijenko and Karol Seweryn and Andreas Shalchi and Ronald Cintra Shellard and Hubert Siejkowski and Aimo K. Sillanpaa and Atreyee Sinha and Giorgio Sironi and Vitalii Sliusar and Aga Słowikowska and H'elene Sol and Andreas Specovius and S. Spencer and Gerrit Spengler and A. Stamerra and Samo Stanivc and L. Stawarz and Stanislav Stefanik and Th. Stolarczyk and Ulrich Straumann and Tiina Suomijarvi and P. Świerk and Tomasz Szepieniec and Gianpiero Tagliaferri and Hiroyasu Tajima and T. Tam and Fabrizio Tavecchio and Leslie P. Taylor and Luis Angel Tejedor and P. Temnikov and Tomislav Terzi{\'c} and Vincenzo Testa and Luigi Tibaldo and Carlos Jos{\'e} Todero Peixoto and Fuyuki Tokanai and L. Tomankova and Dimitar Tonev and Diego F. Torres and Gino Tosti and Luca Tosti and N. F. H. Tothill and F. Toussenel and Gagik Tovmassian and Petr Tr{\'a}vn{\'i}{\vc}ek and Cyril Trichard and Grazia Umana and Valerio Vagelli and M. Valentino and B. Vallage and P. Vallania and Laura Valore and Justin Vandenbroucke and G. S. Varner and Georges Vasileiadis and Vladimir V. Vassiliev and M. L. V'azquez Acosta and M. Vecchi and Stefano Vercellone and Susanna D. Vergani and Gianpaolo Vettolani and Aion Viana and Carlo Francesco Vigorito and Jacco Vink and Vincenzo Vitale and Heinrich J. Voelk and Achim Vollhardt and Serguei Vorobiov and S. J. Wagner and Roland Walter and F. Werner and R. M. White and Alicja Wierzcholska and Martin Will and D. A. Williams and Ralf Wischnewski and L. Yang and Takashi Yoshida and Takanori Yoshikoshi and Michael Zacharias and Luca Zampieri and Marko Zavrtanik and Danilo Zavrtanik and Andrzej A. Zdziarski and Andreas Zech and Hannes-S. Zechlin and Anatolii Zenin and V. I. Zhdanov and S. Zimmer and J. Zorn},
  journal={Astroparticle Physics},

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