Structure of Cosmic-Ray Air Showers


THE lateral distribution function of extensive cosmic-ray showers has been investigated with ionization chambers in coincidence by Lewis1 at 3,100 metres, and more recently by Williams2 at 3,050 metres. We wish to report the results of a similar investigation with two ionization chambers at sea-level.

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PRESCOTT, J., MOHR, C. Structure of Cosmic-Ray Air Showers. Nature 164, 21–22 (1949).

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