Acceleration of particles and generation of nonthermal emission in old supernova remnants

  • V. N. ZirakashviliEmail author
  • V. S. Ptuskin
Proceedings of the 34th National Conference on Cosmic Rays


Particle acceleration by shock waves in old supernova remnants is studied. The radiative loss of gas behind the front of a shock wave, the streaming instability of magnetohydrodynamic waves, and the damping of waves on neutral atoms are considered. The calculated spectra of electromagnetic emissions are compared to observations of supernova remnant IC 443.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere, and Radio Wave Propagation (IZMIRAN)Russian Academy of SciencesTroitsk, MoscowRussia

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