Astrophysical Sources of High Energy Particles and Radiation

A wide range of topics are covered, ranging from supernovae to active galactic nuclei, cosmic gamma rays to neutrinos and dark matter. The basic emphasis is on physics / astrophysics and experimental / observational techniques, scientific implications of current results, and prospects for future adv...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Shapiro, M.M. (Editor), Stanev, Todor (Editor), Wefel, John P. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
Series:Nato Science Series II:, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • I. High Energy Processes
  • Theory of Cosmic Ray and High-Energy Gamma-Ray Production in Supernova Remnants
  • Hadronic Collisions at Very High Energies
  • Electron Acceleration by Quasi-Parallel Shockwaves
  • Magnetohydrodynamic Wind Driven by Cosmic Rays in a Rotating Galaxy
  • II. Sources in Our Galaxy
  • Supernovae, Superbubbles, Nonthermal Emission & Light Element Nucleosynthesis in the Galaxy
  • Cosmic Ray Interactions in the Galactic Center Region
  • Dark Matter Halo of Our Galaxy
  • A New Model for the Thermal X-Ray Composites and the Proton Origin Y-Rays from Supernova Remnants
  • Evolution of Isolated Neutron Stars
  • High Energy Outburst of Recurrent Transient Pulsar A0535+26
  • III. Extra-Galactic Sources and Cosmological Connections
  • High Energy Particles in Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Galactic Clues About the high-energy processesiIn BL LAC (AGN) Jets
  • Nonthermal Phenomena in Clusters of Galaxies
  • N? — Ne Measurements with the EAS-TOP Array
  • L3+Cosmics: An Atmospheric Muon Experiment at Cern
  • VI. Future Prospects
  • Nuclear Paleoastrophysics: Prospects and Perspectives
  • H.E.S.S.—The High Energy Stereoscopic System
  • Development of Atmospheric Cherenkov Detectors Atmilagro
  • NEMO: Neutrino Mediterranean Observatory
  • Participants
  • Statistical Properties of Galaxy Large Scale Structures
  • The Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect and Its Cosmological Significance
  • IV. Cosmic Photons: X-Rays and ?-Rays
  • An Overview on GEV-TEV Gamma Ray Astronomy: Past-Present-Future
  • A Brief Introduction to the Study of Afterglows of Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Searches for TEV ?-Ray Emission with the Hegra Cherenkov Telescopes
  • Variables Gamma Ray Sources, 1: Interactions of Flare Energetic Particles with Solar and Stellar Winds
  • Variable Gamma Ray Sources,2: Interactions of Galactic Cosmic Rays with Solar and Stellar Winds
  • Comets as X-Ray Objects
  • V. Cosmic Ray Particles
  • Cosmic Ray Origin: General Overview
  • Galactic Cosmic Ray Composition: From the Anomalous Component to the Knee
  • Low Energy Cosmic Ray Nuclei and their Propagation in the Galaxy
  • Reacceleration Of Galactic Cosmic Rays: Secondary Electron Capture Isotopes Measured by the Cosmic Ray Isotope Spectrometer