First results of a cosmic-ray electron and positron spectrum from 10 GeV to 3 TeV is presented based upon observations with the CALET instrument on the International Space Station starting in October, 2015. Nearly a half million electron and positron events are included in the analysis. CALET is an all-calorimetric instrument with total vertical thickness of 30 X-0 and a fine imaging capability designed to achieve a large proton rejection and excellent energy resolution well into the TeVenergy region. The observed energy spectrum over 30 GeV can be fit with a single power law with a spectral index of -3.152 +/- 0.016 (stat + syst). Possible structure observed above 100 GeV requires further investigation with increased statistics and refined data analysis.

Energy Spectrum of Cosmic-Ray Electron and Positron from 10 GeV to 3 TeV Observed with the Calorimetric Electron Telescope on the International Space Station / Adriani, O.; Akaike, Y.; Asano, K.; Asaoka, Y.; Bagliesi, M.G.; Bigongiari, G.; Binns, W.R.; Bonechi, S.; Bongi, M.; Brogi, P.; Buckley, J.H.; Cannady, N.; Castellini, G.; Checchia, C.; Cherry, M.L.; Collazuol, G.; Di Felice, V.; Ebisawa, K.; Fuke, H.; Guzik, T.G.; Hams, T.; Hareyama, M.; Hasebe, N.; Hibino, K.; Ichimura, M.; Ioka, K.; Ishizaki, W.; Israel, M.H.; Javaid, A.; Kasahara, K.; Kataoka, J.; Kataoka, R.; Katayose, Y.; Kato, C.; Kawanaka, N.; Kawakubo, Y.; Krawczynski, H.S.; Krizmanic, J.F.; Kuramata, S.; Lomtadze, T.; Maestro, P.; Marrocchesi, P.S.; Messineo, A.M.; Mitchell, J.W.; Miyake, S.; Mizutani, K.; Moiseev, A.A.; Mori, K.; Mori, M.; Mori, N.; Motz, H.M.; Munakata, K.; Murakami, H.; Nakahira, S.; Nishimura, J.; De Nolfo, G.A.; Okuno, S.; Ormes, J.F.; Ozawa, S.; Pacini, L.; Palma, F.; Papini, P.; Penacchioni, A.V.; Rauch, B.F.; Ricciarini, S.B.; Sakai, K.; Sakamoto, T.; Sasaki, M.; Shimizu, Y.; Shiomi, A.; Sparvoli, R.; Spillantini, P.; Stolzi, F.; Takahashi, I.; Takayanagi, M.; Takita, M.; Tamura, T.; Tateyama, N.; Terasawa, T.; Tomida, H.; Torii, S.; Tsunesada, Y.; Uchihori, Y.; Ueno, S.; Vannuccini, E.; Wefel, J.P.; Yamaoka, K.; Yanagita, S.; Yoshida, A.; Yoshida, K.; Yuda, T.. - In: PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS. - ISSN 0031-9007. - ELETTRONICO. - 119:(2017), pp. 181101-1-181101-6. [10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.181101]

Energy Spectrum of Cosmic-Ray Electron and Positron from 10 GeV to 3 TeV Observed with the Calorimetric Electron Telescope on the International Space Station

Adriani, O.;Bongi, M.;Mori, N.;Pacini, L.;Papini, P.;Ricciarini, S. B.;Spillantini, P.;Vannuccini, E.;
2017

Abstract

First results of a cosmic-ray electron and positron spectrum from 10 GeV to 3 TeV is presented based upon observations with the CALET instrument on the International Space Station starting in October, 2015. Nearly a half million electron and positron events are included in the analysis. CALET is an all-calorimetric instrument with total vertical thickness of 30 X-0 and a fine imaging capability designed to achieve a large proton rejection and excellent energy resolution well into the TeVenergy region. The observed energy spectrum over 30 GeV can be fit with a single power law with a spectral index of -3.152 +/- 0.016 (stat + syst). Possible structure observed above 100 GeV requires further investigation with increased statistics and refined data analysis.
2017
119
181101-1
181101-6
Adriani, O.; Akaike, Y.; Asano, K.; Asaoka, Y.; Bagliesi, M.G.; Bigongiari, G.; Binns, W.R.; Bonechi, S.; Bongi, M.; Brogi, P.; Buckley, J.H.; Cannady, N.; Castellini, G.; Checchia, C.; Cherry, M.L.; Collazuol, G.; Di Felice, V.; Ebisawa, K.; Fuke, H.; Guzik, T.G.; Hams, T.; Hareyama, M.; Hasebe, N.; Hibino, K.; Ichimura, M.; Ioka, K.; Ishizaki, W.; Israel, M.H.; Javaid, A.; Kasahara, K.; Kataoka, J.; Kataoka, R.; Katayose, Y.; Kato, C.; Kawanaka, N.; Kawakubo, Y.; Krawczynski, H.S.; Krizmanic, J.F.; Kuramata, S.; Lomtadze, T.; Maestro, P.; Marrocchesi, P.S.; Messineo, A.M.; Mitchell, J.W.; Miyake, S.; Mizutani, K.; Moiseev, A.A.; Mori, K.; Mori, M.; Mori, N.; Motz, H.M.; Munakata, K.; Murakami, H.; Nakahira, S.; Nishimura, J.; De Nolfo, G.A.; Okuno, S.; Ormes, J.F.; Ozawa, S.; Pacini, L.; Palma, F.; Papini, P.; Penacchioni, A.V.; Rauch, B.F.; Ricciarini, S.B.; Sakai, K.; Sakamoto, T.; Sasaki, M.; Shimizu, Y.; Shiomi, A.; Sparvoli, R.; Spillantini, P.; Stolzi, F.; Takahashi, I.; Takayanagi, M.; Takita, M.; Tamura, T.; Tateyama, N.; Terasawa, T.; Tomida, H.; Torii, S.; Tsunesada, Y.; Uchihori, Y.; Ueno, S.; Vannuccini, E.; Wefel, J.P.; Yamaoka, K.; Yanagita, S.; Yoshida, A.; Yoshida, K.; Yuda, T.
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