Recommended reading about CTA and its significant scientific potential


Hundreds of papers have been published about CTA science and technology. Use the library tool below to sort and search CTA scientific and technical papers.


  • For CTA Consortium research funding agencies, go to the Acknowledgments page.
  • The updated Consortium authors list can be accessed from the Authors page.
  • The CTA Consortium Publication Policies can be downloaded here: PDF, 317 KB.
  • Questions concerning the publication of CTA-related materials should be directed to the Chair of the Speakers and Publications Office (SAPO): Jean-Pierre Ernenwein.


Science with the Cherenkov Telescope Array Cover“Science with the Cherenkov Telescope Array”



The latest iteration of the Cherenkov Telescope Array’s (CTA’s) science case, Science with the Cherenkov Telescope Array, was made available 27 September via this library and arXiv and will be published in a special edition of International Journal of Modern Physics D in the coming weeks. The work includes more than 200 pages that introduce and elaborate on CTA’s major science themes and place CTA in the context of other major observatories. (Read More)


Download full document on arXiv:

“Seeing the High-Energy Universe with the Cherenkov Telescope Array. The Science Explored with the CTA”


Special CTA Edition of the Journal of Astroparticle Physics 43 (2013) 1-356

A collection of 24 publications describes CTA and its science potential for various areas of high-energy astrophysics.


Download full issue: PDF,  360 pages,  28 MB


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