Astrophys. Space Sci. Trans., 7, 69-73, 2011
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15 Feb 2011
CZELTA: An overview of the CZECH large-area time coincidence array
F. Blaschke1, J. Čermák2, J. Hubík2, P. Lichard1, P. Přidal2, J. Smejkal2, K. Smolek2, I. Štekl2, and V. Vícha3
1Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Silesian University in Opava, Bezručovo náměstí 13, 746 01 Opava, Czech Republic
2Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, Czech Technical University in Prague, Horská 3a/22, 128 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic
3Gymnázium Pardubice, Dašická 1083, 530 03 Pardubice, Czech Republic

Abstract. Main goal of the project CZELTA (CZEch Large-area Time coincidence Array) is to study global properties of high-energetic cosmic rays. To present date, project consists of 5 stations covering large area in the Czech republic capable of detection of extensive air showers with energy exceeding 1014 eV. Such a network of distant stations can be an ideal tool for probing global structure of cosmic rays. We present the design of the detection system and obtained results.

Citation: Blaschke, F., Čermák, J., Hubík, J., Lichard, P., Přidal, P., Smejkal, J., Smolek, K., Štekl, I., and Vícha, V.: CZELTA: An overview of the CZECH large-area time coincidence array, Astrophys. Space Sci. Trans., 7, 69-73, doi:10.5194/astra-7-69-2011, 2011.
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