• Posts Tagged ‘anita-1’

    ANITA PRL Cover October 2010

    by  • October 8, 2010 • Featured, Publications

    ANITA PRL Cover - October 8, 2010

    Observation of Ultra-high-energy Cosmic Rays with the ANITA Balloon-borne Radio Interferometer Locations of direct (black) and reflected (red) detection of ultrahigh energy cosmic ray events by the ANITA balloon experiment over Antarctica. The field of view is delineated by the dashed blue line. Physical...

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    The Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna Ultra-high Energy Neutrino Detector Design, Performance, and Sensitivity for 2006-2007 Balloon Flight

    by  • December 10, 2008 • Publications


    We present a detailed report on the experimental details of the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) long duration balloon payload, including the design philosophy and realization, physics simulations, performance of the instrument during its first Antarctic flight completed in January of 2007, and expectations for the limiting neutrino detection sensitivity. Neutrino physics results will...

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    ANITA-I Antarctic Travel Log

    by  • November 1, 2006 • Travel Log

    November 1-15, 2006 The initial ANITA team arrived the first week of November, and the gondola build was in full swing by the 2nd week, and nearing completion at the end of that week. The major efforts have been focused on painting & silver -taping for thermal control, and starting the channel calibrations which...

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