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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 349–365 | Cite as

The interpretation of non-linear radio spectra of discrete radio sources by a general mechanism

  • S. Ya. Braude
  • B. P. Ryabov
  • I. N. Zhouck
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Abstract

The analysis of discrete radio sources spectra in the range 10–5000 MHz reveals that deviations from a power law in the low-frequency region may be due to distortion of differential energy spectra of relativistic electrons at low energies. An empirical expression for an energy-spectrum law was found to be in a good agreement with most of the radio spectra measured. The main physical parameters of 92 sources are evaluated. It is concluded that a low-energy electron excess exists with respect to the lawE−γ in most of the discrete sources which radiate non-linear low-frequency spectra.

Keywords

Energy Spectrum Physical Parameter General Mechanism Radio Source Relativistic Electron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ya. Braude
    • 1
  • B. P. Ryabov
    • 1
  • I. N. Zhouck
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Radiophysics and ElectronicsAcademy of Science Ukrainian SSRKharkovU.S.S.R.

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