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|Title:||Ground-based gamma-ray astronomy with Cherenkov telescopes|
|Citation:||New Journal of Physics, 2009, 11|
|Abstract:||Very high-energy (>100 GeV) γ-ray astronomy is emerging as an important discipline in both high-energy astrophysics and astro-particle physics. This field is currently dominated by imaging atmospheric-Cherenkov telescopes (IACTs) and arrays of these telescopes. Such arrays have achieved the best angular resolution and energy flux sensitivity in the γ-ray domain and are still far from the fundamental limits of the technique. Here, I will summarize some key aspects of this technique and go on to review the current status of the major instruments and to highlight selected recent results.|
|Rights:||Copyright © IOP Publishing Ltd and Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy|
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