MeV Emission from Pulsar Wind Nebulae: Understanding Extreme Particle Acceleration in Highly Relativistic Outflows

Joseph Gelfand, Zorawar Wadiasingh, Oleg Kargaltsev, Samar Safi-Harb, Samayra Straal, Daniel Castro, Mallory S. E. Roberts, Patrick O. Slane, Tea Temim, Hui Li, Silvia Zane, Harsha Blumer

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There is considerable observation evidence that electrons and positions inside pulsar wind nebula are accelerated to at least PeV energies. However, how and to what energies particles are accelerated in these sources is poorly understood. Answering these questions requires measuring the MeV emission from these sources....
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JournalBulletin of the American Astronomical Society
StatePublished - May 2019

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