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Title: Panchromatic Views of Large-Scale Extragalactic Jets

Abstract

Highlights of recent observations of extended jets in AGN are presented. Specifically, we discuss new spectral constraints enabled by Spitzer, studies of the highest-redshift (z{approx}4) radio/X-ray quasar jets, and a new VLBA detection of superluminal motion in the M87 jet associated with a recent dramatic X-ray outburst. Expanding on the title, inverse Compton emission from extended radio lobes is considered and a testable prediction for the gamma-ray emission in one exemplary example is presented. Prospects for future studies with ALMA and low-frequency radio interferometers are briefly described.

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Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
908221
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-12526
astro-ph/0612372; TRN: US200722%%557
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: To appear in the proceedings of The Central Engine of Active Galactic Nuclei, Xi'an, China, 16-21 Oct 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; DETECTION; INTERFEROMETERS; NUCLEI; QUASARS; GALAXIES; GALAXY NUCLEI; Astrophysics,ASTRO

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Cheung, C.C., and /KIPAC, Menlo Park. Panchromatic Views of Large-Scale Extragalactic Jets. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Cheung, C.C., & /KIPAC, Menlo Park. Panchromatic Views of Large-Scale Extragalactic Jets. United States.
Cheung, C.C., and /KIPAC, Menlo Park. Fri . "Panchromatic Views of Large-Scale Extragalactic Jets". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/908221.
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