hard cosmic ray

hard cosmic ray

[′härd ¦käz·mik ′rā]
(nucleonics)
A cosmic-radiation component that penetrates a moderate thickness of an absorber, such as 4 inches (10 centimeters) of lead.
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On possibility of short-term prognosis of cyclonic activity after-effects in Vilnius by variation of hard cosmic ray flux, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management 16(4): 159-167.
Hard cosmic ray flux variations and a leap in the number of cardiovascular disease in Vilnius in 2003, in 6th International Conference on Environmental Engineering Selected papers.
On connection between hard cosmic ray flux, atmospheric pressure variation and the leaps of cardiovascular diseases in Vilnius in 2002, Acta Medica Lituanica 14(3): 205-209.
Regularities of hard cosmic ray flux near the ground surface, Environmental Engineering 2(6): 9-11.
The majority of the hard cosmic rays are muons, which are penetrating the lead protection cause light flashes in the crystal NaI(Tl).
On the possibility of prognosis of a leap in the number of heart and vascular diseases by hard cosmic rays flux variations, Acta Medica Lituanica 7(2): 213-216.
The purpose of this investigation is to statistically determine the connection between hard cosmic ray flux variation and atmospheric pressure change.
A gamma-spectrometer with a scintillation detector was used to measure hard cosmic ray flux (HCRF) ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1984; [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1988).
The method and formulas presented above allow evaluating connection between hard cosmic ray flux and atmospheric pressure variations.
Inverse correlation between hard cosmic ray flux (HCRF) and atmospheric pressure variations was determined during simultaneous measurements.
The prognostic connection efficiency between hard cosmic ray flux and atmospheric pressure change was almost the same at all the time intervals in 2005.
2005 On connection between hard cosmic ray flux variation and changes in cardiovascular diseases in Vilnius city, International Journal of Biometeorology 49: 267-272.