Experimental methods and detectors in high energy astrophysics

This course is part of the programme
Physics and atrophysics II. level




  • T. Stanev, High energy cosmic rays, Springer, 2009. Catalogue
  • A. De Angelis, M.J.M. Pimenta, Introduction to Particle and Astroparticle Physics. Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics. Springer, Milano, 2015. Catalogue


Books: * K. Kleinknecht, Detectors for particle radiation, Cambridge University Press, 1986. Catalogue * T. K. Gaisser, Cosmic rays and particle physics, Cambridge University Press, 1990. Catalogue * M. S. Longair, High energy astrophysics, Cambridge University Press, 2011. Catalogue E-version

Articles: * Pierre Auger Collaboration, Properties and performance of the prototype instrument for the Pierre Auger Observatory, NIM A523 (2004), pages 50-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2003.12.012 E-version * CTA Consortium, Design concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA : an advanced facility for ground-based high-energy gamma-ray astronomy, Exp. astronomy, 32 (2013), pages 193-316. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10686-011-9247-0 E-version * K. Louedec, Atmospheric effects in astroparticle physics experiments and the chal-lenge of ever greater precision in measurements, Astropart. Physics, 60 (2015), 54-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.astropartphys.2014.05.011 E-version * T. K. Gaisser and Francis Halzen, IceCube, Ann. Rev. of Nucl. & Part. Sci, 64 (2014) 101. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-nucl-102313-025321 E-version * K. Riles, Gravitational Waves: Sources, Detectors and Searches, PPNP 68 (2013) 1-54. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.1209.0667 E-version