The EAS-TOP calorimeter

M. Aglietta, B. Alessandro, F. Arneodo, L. Bergamasco, A. Campos Fauth, C. Castagnoli, A. Castellina, C. Cattadori, A. Chiavassa, G. Cini, B. D'Ettorre Piazzoli, W. Galeotti, P. L. Ghia, P. Galeotti, G. Mannocchi, C. Morello, G. Navarra, L. Riccati, O. Saavedra, G. C. TrincheroP. Vallania, S. Vernetto

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The muon-hadron detector of EAS-TOP is a 270 m2 calorimeter constructed inside the air shower array on the top of the underground Gran Sasso Laboratory (Italy). The general layout of the detector and the performances of the active part (streamer and proportional chambers) are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)735-741
Number of pages7
JournalIl Nuovo Cimento C
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1992


  • Cosmic-ray interactions with the Earth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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