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Title: Very high-energy γ -ray observations of novae and dwarf novae with the MAGIC telescopes

Abstract

In the last five years the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) instrument detected GeV γ-ray emission from five novae. The GeV emission can be interpreted in terms of an inverse Compton process of electrons accelerated in a shock. In this case it is expected that protons in the same conditions can be accelerated to much higher energies. Consequently they may produce a second component in the γ-ray spectrum at TeV energies.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. ETH Zurich (Switzerland); et al.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
MAGIC Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1354882
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 582; Journal ID: ISSN 0004-6361
Publisher:
EDP Sciences
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

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Ahnen, M. L. Very high-energy γ -ray observations of novae and dwarf novae with the MAGIC telescopes. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201526478.
Ahnen, M. L. Very high-energy γ -ray observations of novae and dwarf novae with the MAGIC telescopes. United States. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201526478.
Ahnen, M. L. Thu . "Very high-energy γ -ray observations of novae and dwarf novae with the MAGIC telescopes". United States. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201526478. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1354882.
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abstractNote = {In the last five years the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) instrument detected GeV γ-ray emission from five novae. The GeV emission can be interpreted in terms of an inverse Compton process of electrons accelerated in a shock. In this case it is expected that protons in the same conditions can be accelerated to much higher energies. Consequently they may produce a second component in the γ-ray spectrum at TeV energies.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
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