The BESS Program

A. Yamamoto, K. Abe, H. Fuke, S. Haino, T. Hams, K. Kim, M. H. Lee, Y. Makida, S. Matsuda, J. W. Mitchell, A. Moiseev, J. Nishimura, M. Nozaki, R. Orito, S. Orito, J. F. Ormes, K. Sakai, T. Sanuki, M. Sasaki, E. S. SeoY. Shikaze, R. E. Streitmatter, J. Suzuki, K. Tanaka, N. Thakur, T. Yamagami, T. Yoshida, K. Yoshimura

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Abstract

The Balloon-Born Experiment with a Superconducting Spectrometer (BESS) has measured cosmic-ray spectra blow 1 TeV and searched for antiparticle of novel cosmic origin. The BESS program is extended to long duration balloon (LDB) flights in Antarctica (BESS-Polar) aiming at unprecedented sensitivity to search for primordial antiparticles. This report describes recent results from BESS and the progress in the BESS-Polar program.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-67
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume166
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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