New air fluorescence detectors employed in the Telescope Array experiment

  title={New air fluorescence detectors employed in the Telescope Array experiment},
  author={Hisao Tokuno and Y. Tameda and Masahiro Takeda and K. Kadota and D. Ikeda and Michiyuki Chikawa and T. Fujii and M Asaki Fukushima and Ken Honda and Naoya Inoue and Fumio Kakimoto and Shingo Kawana and E. Kido and J. N. Matthews and T. Nonaka and S. Ogio and Takeshi Okuda and Shunsuke Ozawa and Hiroyuki Sagawa and Nobuyuki Sakurai and Takuma Shibata and Akimichi Taketa and S. B. Thomas and Takayiuki Tomida and Yoshiki Tsunesada and Shigeharu Udo and T. Abu-zayyad and R. Aida and Mark Allen and R. Anderson and R. Azuma and Elliott Barcikowski and J. W. Belz and D. R. Bergman and Stephen Blake and Robert Cady and Byung Gu Cheon and Junsei Chiba and E. J. Cho and Wooram Cho and H. Fujii and T. Fukuda and Dmitry S Gorbunov and W. Hanlon and K. Hayashi and Y. Hayashi and N. Hayashida and K. Hibino and K. Hiyama and Taisen Iguchi and K. Ikuta and T. Ishii and R. Ishimori and D. Ivanov and Shohei Iwamoto and Charles C. H. Jui and Oleg E. Kalashev and T. Kanbe and K. Kasahara and Hideyuki Kawai and S. Kawakami and H. B. Kim and Hyeong Koo Kim and Joon Hyun Kim and K. Kitamoto and K. Kobayashi and Y. K. Kobayashi and Yasuhiro Kondo and Kiyoshi Kuramoto and Valentin Kuzmin and Y. -J. Kwon and S. I. Lim and Susumu Machida and Kalen Martens and J. Martineau and Tomohiro Matsuda and T. Matsuura and T. Matsuyama and Isaac Myers and Mayuko Minamino and Kazunori Miyata and H. Miyauchi and Y. Murano and Toru M Nakamura and S. W. Nam and Munehiro Ohnishi and Hideyuki Ohoka and Kazushige Oki and Daisuke Oku and Akitoshi Oshima and Il Han Park and M. S. Pshirkov and Dolores Rodr{\'i}guez and Soonyoung Roh and G. I. Rubtsov and D. Ryu and Arlene L{\'o}pez Sampson and Lauren M. Scott and P. D. Shah and Fumiya Shibata and Hideaki Shimodaira and Bok Kyun Shin and J. I. Shin and Tatsuoki Shirahama and John D. Smith and P. Sokolsky and Thomas Sonley and R. W. Springer and Bradford T. Stokes and Sean R. Stratton and Thomas Stroman and S. Suzuki and Y. H. Takahashi and Masatoshi Takita and H. Tanaka and K. H. Tanaka and M. Tanaka and Gordon Bennett Thomson and P. Tinyakov and Igor Tkachev and S. V. Troitsky and Katsuya Tsutsumi and Yusuke Tsuyuguchi and Yukio Uchihori and H. Ukai and G. N. Vasiloff and Yoshimitsu Wada and T. Wong and M. Wood and Y. Yamakawa and Hiroshi Yamaoka and Kanako Yamazaki and Ji Yang and Shigeru Yoshida and Hisashi Yoshii and R. Zollinger and Zachary Zundel},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments \& Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  • H. Tokuno, Y. Tameda, +134 authors Z. Zundel
  • Published 25 December 2011
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment
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