Jul 12 – 23, 2021
Europe/Berlin timezone

New insights from old cosmic rays: A novel analysis of archival KASCADE data

Jul 13, 2021, 6:00 PM
1h 30m


Poster CRI | Cosmic Ray Indirect Discussion


Dmitriy Kostiunin (Z_HESS (High Energy Steroscopic System))


Cosmic ray data collected by the KASCADE air shower experiment are competitive in terms of quality and statistics with those of modern observatories. We present a novel mass composition analysis based on archival data acquired from 1998 to 2013 provided by the KASCADE Cosmic ray Data Center (KCDC). The analysis is based on modern machine learning techniques trained on simulation data provided by KCDC. We present spectra for individual groups of primary nuclei, the results of a search for anisotropies in the event arrival directions taking mass composition into account, and search for gamma-ray candidates in the PeV energy domain


cosmic rays, machine learning, open data, anisotropy, pev gamma

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