Constraining new physics with high-multiplicity: UHECR as a probe of new physics

Seong Chan Park, Yongsoo Jho

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Abstract

We study Ultra high energy cosmic ray (UHECR) as an effective tool to probe new physics interactions thanks to its high energy beyond the currently available accelerator energies. In particular, we consider electroweak sphaleron and microscopic black hole as some of the new physics examples generating genuinely large multiplicities resulting in various observable effects. We examine the characteristic features of UHECR-nucleon collision events in the atmosphere and discuss the search strategies of such events at Telescope Array Experiment (TA) and Pierre-Auger Observatory (Auger).

Original languageEnglish
Article number209
JournalProceedings of Science
Volume340
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event39th International Conference on High Energy Physics, ICHEP 2018 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2018 Jul 42018 Jul 11

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Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korean government (MSIP) (No. 2016R1A2B2016112) and (NRF-2018R1A4A1025334) and also in part by the Yonsei University Future-leading Research Initiative of 2017 (2017-22-0068).

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