Particle Acceleration

  • Thierry J.-L. Courvoisier
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)


We have seen in the discussion of synchrotron radiation that there are high energy electrons in different environments in nature. One also knows since the beginning of the twentieth century that there is a “penetrating” radiation that comes from outer space and that is measurable on the ground.


Active Galactic Nucleus Radio Galaxy Spectral Energy Distribution Accelerate Particle High Energy Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thierry J.-L. Courvoisier
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  1. 1.ISDC, Data Centre for Astrophysics University of GenevaVersoixSwitzerland

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