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Title: High-energy gamma-ray emission from microquasars: LS 5039 and LS I+61303
Author: Bosch i Ramon, Valentí
Paredes i Poy, Josep Maria
Keywords: Estels binaris de raigs X
Raigs gamma
Astronomia de raigs X
X-ray binaries
Gamma rays
X-ray astronomy
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Chinese Academy of Sciences
Abstract: The possible associations between the microquasars LS 5039 and LS I +61 303 and the EGRET sources 3EG J1824-1514 and 3EG J0241+6103 suggest that microquasars could also be sources of high-energy gamma-rays. In this work, we present a detailed numerical inverse Compton (IC) model, based on a microquasar scenario, that reproduces the high-energy gamma-ray spectra and variability observed by EGRET for the mentioned sources. Our model considers a population of relativistic electrons entrained in a cylindrical inhomogeneous jet that interact through IC scattering with both the radiation and the magnetic fields.
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It is part of: Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2005, vol. 5, p. 133-138
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ISSN: 1009-9271
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