PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 282 - 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP2016) - Strong Interactions and Hadron Physics
Latest results from the LHCf Experiment
T. Suzuki,* O. Adriani, E. Berti, L. Bonechi, M. Bongi, R. D’Alessandro, M. Haguenauer, Y. Itow, T. Iwata, K. Kasahara, Y. Makino, K. Masuda, E. Matsubayashi, H. Menjo, Y. Muraki, P. Papini, S.B. Ricciarini, T. Sako, N. Sakurai, K. Sato, M. Shinoda, T. Tamura, A. Tiberio, S. Torii, A. Tricomi, W.C. Turner, M. Ueno, Q.D. Zhou
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: February 06, 2017
Published on: April 19, 2017
The LHCf experiment, located at ±140 m from the ATLAS interaction point, has been conceived to measure the neutral particles produced in the vey forward region (η>8.4) at LHC. The experiment has taken data both in p-p at different c.m.s. energies and in p-Pb collisions. These measurements are extremely useful to calibrate the hadronic interaction models currently used for the study of the development of very high energy cosmic ray's induced showers in the atmosphere. We present the latest LHCf physics results both for p-p and p-Pb collisions, with particular emphasis to the preliminary results obtained in the analysis of 13 TeV p-p data and future plan.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.282.0626
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