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dc.contributor.authorAharonian, F.
dc.contributor.authorBüsching, I.
dc.contributor.authorDe Jager, O.C.
dc.contributor.authorHolleran, M.
dc.contributor.authorRaubenheimer, B.C.
dc.contributor.authorVenter, C.
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-21T06:53:20Z
dc.date.available2010-05-21T06:53:20Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationAharonian, F. et al. 2008. Energy spectrum of cosmic-ray electrons at TeV energies. Physical review letters, 101(26): Article no 261104. [http://www.aps.org/]en
dc.identifier.issn0031-9007
dc.identifier.issn1079-7114 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/3057
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.261104
dc.description.abstractThe very large collection area of ground-based γ-ray telescopes gives them a substantial advantage over balloon or satellite based instruments in the detection of very-high-energy (>600  GeV) cosmic-ray electrons. Here we present the electron spectrum derived from data taken with the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) of imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes. In this measurement, the first of this type, we are able to extend the measurement of the electron spectrum beyond the range accessible to direct measurements. We find evidence for a substantial steepening in the energy spectrum above 600 GeV compared to lower energies
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe American Physical Society
dc.titleEnergy spectrum of cosmic-ray electrons at TeV energiesen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.researchID10859748 - Holleran, Mathew
dc.contributor.researchID12006653 - Venter, Christo
dc.contributor.researchID10065857 - De Jager, Ocker Cornelis
dc.contributor.researchID13235176 - Büsching, Ingo
dc.contributor.researchID10179240 - Raubenheimer, Barend Christoffel


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