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Emission of Kepler's Supernova Remnant Produced by Accelerated Cosmic Rays

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Völk,  Heinrich
Prof. Heinrich J. Völk, Emeriti, MPI for Nuclear Physics, Max Planck Society;

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Berezhko, E., Ksenofontov, L., & Völk, H. (2005). Emission of Kepler's Supernova Remnant Produced by Accelerated Cosmic Rays. In J. Blümer (Ed.), Contributions to the 29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Pune, India, 2005 (pp. 227-230). Karlsruhe: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0011-876F-0
Abstract
The nonlinear kinetic model of cosmic ray acceleration in supernova remnants (SNRs) is used to describe the properties of the Kepler's SNR. The calculated expansion law and the radio and X-ray emission produced by the accelerated cosmic rays in Kepler's SNR agree quite well with the observations. A rather large interior magnetic field about 200 μG is required to give a good fit for the radio and X-ray synchrotron emission. The predicted TeV gamma-ray emission, which is of hadronic origin, is expected at a detectable level.