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Astronomy Letters

, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp 769–776 | Cite as

Cosmic Rays and Nonthermal Radiation in Middle-Aged Supernova Remnants

  • V. N. Zirakashvili
  • V. S. Ptuskin
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Abstract

A nonlinear model of cosmic-ray acceleration at the shock fronts in the supernova remnants W28, W44, and IC433 is investigated. The hydrodynamic evolution of a supernova remnant, including the shock modification by the pressure of accelerated particles and the streaming instability of particles upstream of the shock propagating in a partially ionized interstellar gas, is modeled. The electromagnetic radiation generated by accelerated particles is calculated and compared with observations in a wide range of photon energies.

Keywords

supernova remnants interstellar medium cosmic rays gamma rays 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere, and Radio Wave PropagationRussian Academy of SciencesTroitskRussia

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