Cosmic Rays and the Search for a Lorentz Invariance Violation
by Wolfgang Bietenholz
Publisher: arXiv 2008
Number of pages: 81
This is an introductory review about the on-going search for a signal of Lorentz Invariance Violation (LIV) in cosmic rays. The author first summarizes basic aspects of cosmic rays, focusing on rays of ultra high energy (UHECRs).
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