Logo

Cosmic Rays and the Search for a Lorentz Invariance Violation

Small book cover: Cosmic Rays and the Search for a Lorentz Invariance Violation

Cosmic Rays and the Search for a Lorentz Invariance Violation
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 81

Description:
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).

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(930KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: A Primer for Black Hole Quantum PhysicsA Primer for Black Hole Quantum Physics
by - arXiv
The mechanisms which give rise to Hawking radiation are revealed by analyzing pair production. Three problems are considered: pair production in an external electric field, thermalization of a uniformly accelerated detector and accelerated mirrors.
(12667 views)
Book cover: Stellar SuperfluidsStellar Superfluids
by - arXiv
Neutron stars provide a fertile environment for exploring superfluidity. It is not surprising that Cooper pairing occurs in dense matter since nucleon pairing is observed in nuclei as energy differences between even-even and odd-even nuclei.
(9029 views)
Book cover: Primordial Nucleosynthesis: from precision cosmology to fundamental physicsPrimordial Nucleosynthesis: from precision cosmology to fundamental physics
by - arXiv
We present an up-to-date review of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis. We discuss the improvements which have been achieved in the past decades on the overall theoretical framework, summarize the impact of new experimental results on nuclear reaction rates.
(9195 views)
Book cover: Radiative Processes in High Energy AstrophysicsRadiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics
by - arXiv
Lecture notes for a university course. Contents: Some Fundamental definitions; Bremsstrahlung and black body; Beaming; Synchrotron emission and absorption; Compton scattering; Synchrotron Self-Compton; Pairs; Active Galactic Nuclei.
(8816 views)