HAWC

The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Observatory

The HAWC Collaboration

HAWC is an international collaboration between more than thirty institutions in Mexico, the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia.

Spokesperson (US):Petra Huentemeyer
Spokesperson (Mexico):Alberto Carramiñana
Science Coordinator:Andrea Albert
Multi-wavelength/multi-messenger Coordinator:Hugo Ayala Solares
HAWC Collaboration
The HAWC Collaboration: November 2017, Coyococ, Mexico.

Institutions in Mexico

  1. Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP)
  2. Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados (CINVESTAV)
  3. Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE)
  4. Centro de Investigacion en Computacion, Instituto Politecnico Nacional (CIC-IPN)
  5. Universidad de Guadalajara
  6. Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas
  7. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo
  8. Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IA-UNAM)
  9. Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (ICN-UNAM)
  10. Instituto de Física, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IF-UNAM)
  11. Instituto de Geofísica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IGeof-UNAM)
  12. Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo (UMSNH)
  13. Universidad Politecnica de Pachuca

Institutions in the United States

  1. California University of Pennsylvania
  2. George Mason University
  3. Georgia Institute of Technology
  4. Los Alamos National Laboratory
  5. Michigan State University
  6. Michigan Technological University
  7. NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
  8. NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
  9. Pennsylvania State University
  10. Stanford University
  11. University of California, Irvine
  12. University of Maryland
  13. University of New Hampshire
  14. University of New Mexico
  15. University of Rochester
  16. University of Utah
  17. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Institutions in Europe

  1. Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
  2. IFJ-PAN, Krakow, Poland
  3. National Institute for Nuclear Physics, Padova Division, Italy
  4. Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany

Institutions in South America

  1. São Carlos Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Institutions in Asia

  1. Tsung-Dao Lee Institute & School of Physics and Astronomy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  2. University of Seoul, South Korea

List of Authors

Anushka Udara Abeysekara29, Andrea Albert17, Ruben Alfaro10, César Alvarez6, Juan D. Álvarez12, Jose Roberto Angeles Camacho10, Juan C. Arteaga-Velázquez12, Kollam P. Arunbabu11, Daniel Avila Rojas10, Hugo Alberto Ayala Solares22, Rishi Babu19, Vardan Baghmanyan32, Ahron S. Barber29, Josefa Becerra Gonzalez20,25, Ernesto Belmont-Moreno10, Segev Y. BenZvi28, David Berley25, Chad Brisbois25, Karen S. Caballero-Mora6, Tomas Capistrán3, Alberto Carramiñana3, Sabrina Casanova32,34, Oscar Chaparro-Amaro4, Umberto Cotti12, Jorge Cotzomi1, Sara Coutiño de León3, Eduardo De la Fuente5, Cederik de León12, Lorenzo Diaz-Cruz1, Raquel Diaz Hernandez3, Juan C. Díaz-Vélez5,30, Brenda L. Dingus17, Mora Durocher17, Michael A. DuVernois30, Robert W. Ellsworth25, Kristi Engel25, Catalina Espinoza10, Kwok Lung Fan25, Ke Fang30, Mateo Fernández Alonso22, Brian Fick19, Henrike Fleischhack19, Jorge L. Flores5, Nissim I. Fraija8, Diego Garcia10, José A. García-González10, José L. García-Luna5, Guillemo García-Torales5, Fernando Garfias8, Gwenael Giacinti34, Hazal Goksu34, Maria M. González8, Jordan A. Goodman25, J. Patrick Harding17, Sergio Hernandez10, Ian Herzog19, Jim Hinton34, Binita Hona29, Dezhi Huang19, Filiberto Hueyotl-Zahuantitla6, Chiumun Michelle Hui21, Brian Humensky25, Petra Hüntemeyer19, Arturo Iriarte8, Armelle Jardin-Blicq34, Hannah Jhee37, Vikas Joshi31, David Kieda29, Gerd J. Kunde17, Samridha Kunwar34, Alejandro Lara11, Jason Lee37, William H. Lee8, Dirk Lennarz16, Hermes León Vargas10, James T. Linnemann18, Anna L. Longinotti3, Rubén López-Coto33, Gilgamesh Luis-Raya13, Joe Lundeen18, Kelly Malone17, Vincent Marandon34, Oscar Martinez1, Israel Martinez-Castellanos25, Jesús Martínez-Castro4, Humberto Martínez-Huerta35, John A. J. Matthews27, Julie McEnery20, Pedro Miranda-Romagnoli7, Jorge A. Morales-Soto12, Eduardo Moreno1, Miguel Mostafá22, Amid Nayerhoda32, Lukas Nellen9, Michael Newbold29, Mehr U. Nisa18, Roberto Noriega-Papaqui7, Laura Olivera-Nieto34, Nicola Omodei23, Alison Peisker18, Yunior Pérez Araujo8, Eucario G. Pérez-Pérez13, Chang Dong Rho37, Colas Rivière25, Daniel Rosa-González3, Matthew Rosenberg22, Edna Ruiz-Velasco34, James Ryan26, Humberto Salazar1, Francisco Salesa Greus32, Andres Sandoval10, Michael Schneider25, Harm Schoorlemmer34, José Serna-Franco10, Gus Sinnis17, Andrew J. Smith25, R. Wayne Springer29, Pooja Surajbali34, Ignacio Taboada16, Meghan Tanner22, Kirsten Tollefson18, Ibrahim Torres3, Ramiro Torres-Escobedo5, Rhiannon Turner19, Fernando Ureña-Mena3, Luis Villaseñor1, Xiaojie Wang19, Ian J. Watson37, Thomas Weisgarber30, Felix Werner34, Elijah Willox25, Josh Wood21, Gaurang B. Yodh24, Arnulfo Zepeda2, Hao Zhou36

Acknowledgments

We acknowledge the support from: the US National Science Foundation (NSF); the US Department of Energy Office of High-Energy Physics; the Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program of Los Alamos National Laboratory; Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnolog\'ia (CONACyT), M\'exico, grants 271051, 232656, 260378, 179588, 254964, 258865, 243290, 132197, A1-S-46288, A1-S-22784, c\'atedras 873, 1563, 341, 323, Red HAWC, M\'exico; DGAPA-UNAM grants IG101320, IN111716-3, IN111419, IA102019, IN110621, IN110521; VIEP-BUAP; PIFI 2012, 2013, PROFOCIE 2014, 2015; the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation; the Institute of Geophysics, Planetary Physics, and Signatures at Los Alamos National Laboratory; Polish Science Centre grant, DEC-2017/27/B/ST9/02272; Coordinaci\'on de la Investigaci\'on Cient\'ifica de la Universidad Michoacana; Royal Society - Newton Advanced Fellowship 180385; Generalitat Valenciana, grant CIDEGENT/2018/034; Chulalongkorn University’s CUniverse (CUAASC) grant; Coordinaci\'on General Acad\'emica e Innovaci\'on (CGAI-UdeG), PRODEP-SEP UDG-CA-499; Institute of Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR), University of Tokyo, H.F. acknowledges support by NASA under award number 80GSFC21M0002. We also acknowledge the significant contributions over many years of Stefan Westerhoff, Gaurang Yodh and Arnulfo Zepeda Dominguez, all deceased members of the HAWC collaboration. Thanks to Scott Delay, Luciano D\'iaz and Eduardo Murrieta for technical support.