PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 301 - 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017) - Session Gamma-Ray Astronomy. GA-instrumentation
Gamma-Ray Astronomy with a Wide Field of View detector operated at Extreme Altitude in the Southern Hemisphere.
G. Di Sciascio*, S. Miozzi, P. Montini, G. Piano, R. Santonico and M. Tavani
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Pre-published on: August 16, 2017
Published on: August 03, 2018
The new generation of wide Field of View (FoV) EAS instruments (HAWC and LHAASO) are both in the Northern hemisphere and have access to a limited portion of the Galactic plane. A crucial part of the sky needs to be studied as well. The Southern hemisphere includes the Galactic Center, the Inner Galaxy, and includes a large number of extremely interesting sources (neutron stars, black holes, SNRs, and extra-galactic AGNs) relevant to study fundamental physics and high-energy particle acceleration phenomena.
In this contribution we discuss the main drives for the design of a wide FoV gamma-ray telescope in the sub-TeV/TeV energy region.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.301.0781
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