Cosmic Radiations: From Astronomy to Particle Physics

Non-accelerator particle physicists, especially those studying neutrino oscillation experiments, will read with profit the in-depth discussions of new results and their interpretations. new guidelines are also set out for new developments in this and related fields. Discussions are presented of neut...

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Other Authors: Giacomelli, Giorgio (Editor), Spurio, Maurizio (Editor), Derkaoui, Jamal Eddine (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
Series:Nato Science Series II:, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Overview
  • Puzzles in Astrophysics
  • Status of Neutrino Physics
  • 2. Gravitational Waves
  • Gravitational Waves
  • Energetic Cosmic Rays Observed by the Resonant Gravitational Wave Detector NAUTILUS
  • 3. Magnetic Menopoles
  • Magnetic Menopoles
  • Monopole Catalysis of Nucleon Decay: Theory and Experimental Results
  • Search of Slow Magnetic Monopoles with the MACRO Scintillation Detector
  • Nuclear Track Detectors. Searches for Magnetic Monopoles and for Nuclearites
  • 4. Neutrino Oscillations
  • The Prediction of the Atmospheric Neutrino Fluxes
  • Atmospheric Neutrinos and Neutrinos Oscillations in the MACRO Experiment
  • Neutrino Oscillation Results from SuperKamiokande and Soudan 2
  • Estimate of the Energy of Upgoing Muons with Multiple Coulomb Scattering
  • Neutrino Induced Upgoing Muon Energy Estimation by Multiple Scattering with MACRO
  • Some Neutrino Oscillation Experiments in the USA
  • Update on MINOS
  • The Experimental Program with the CNGS Neutrino Beam
  • A Fully Radiative Model to Solve the Neutrino Puzzles
  • “Exotic” Neutrino Oscillations
  • 5. Neutrino Astronomy
  • High Energy Neutrino Astronomy and WIMP Search Results
  • Underwater Neutrino Detectors
  • Search for the Diffuse Neutrino Flux From Astrophysical Sources
  • A Search for Gravitational Stellar Collapses
  • 6. Solar Neutrinos
  • Solar Neutrinos and Magnetic Effects: Status Review and Prospects
  • Resonance Spin Flavour Precession and Solar Neutrinos
  • 7. Cosmic rays
  • Detecting Cosmic Rays of the Highest Energies
  • Cosmic Ray Composition Around the Knee: Where Are We?
  • Long-Term Variations of Cosmic Rays in a Time-Varying Heliosphere
  • Muon Astronomy with the Underground Detectors
  • Daily Variations Studies with the Macro Detector
  • Proton-Proton Total Cross Section at Very High Energies from Accelerators and Cosmic Rays
  • 8. Space Experiments
  • Future Cosmic Ray Experiments in Space
  • Study of Galactic Electron-Positron Annihilation in the INTEGRAL Era
  • 9. Dark Matter
  • Cosmological Implications of Massive Neutrinos
  • Intermediate Unification Scale and Neutralino-Nucleon Cross Section
  • 10. Various
  • First Measurements of Indoor and Outdoor Radon Concentrations in Oujda, Morocco
  • Computing at Future Accelerator and non Accelerator Large Experiments
  • 11. Round Table
  • A Round Table on the Future of Particle Astrophysics
  • Participants