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Cosmic Ray Spectrum

  1. Jan 13, 2004 #1
    Does anyone know the peak(or the energy at which the flux is the greatest) of the GCR spectrum? And a quotable source for that. I am pretty sure it is in the 1-10 GeV/nucleon range.
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  3. Jan 13, 2004 #2
    This page says thaty the GCR (Galactic cosmic Ray) spectrum peaks near 300 MeV
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  4. Jan 14, 2004 #3
    Actually that data seems to be the particle count through 1.27 mm of Aluminum. Although I am trying to look up their reference for it. So it appears that I am still trying to find what the actual peak of the GCR is. In Gaisser's book he has a couple of plots but I am trying to verify them to myself since they are slightly misleading I think.
    So if anyone can offer some more help I would appreciate it.
  5. Jan 16, 2004 #4


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