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Potential of the Cherenkov Telescope Array for studying the young nearby supernova remnants
Dmitry A. Prokhorov, Saptashwa Bhattacharyya, Judit Pérez Romero, Samo Stanič, Veronika Vodeb, Serguei Vorobiov, Danilo Zavrtanik, Marko Zavrtanik, Miha Živec, 2023, published scientific conference contribution

Abstract: Modern imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes have extensively observed young nearby su-pernova remnants (SNRs), with ages of about 1000 years or less, in the very-high-energy (VHE) gamma-ray band. These efforts resulted in the detection of VHE emission from three young SNRs – Cassiopeia A, Tycho, and SN 1006 – and provided significant evidence for emission from the more distant Kepler’s SNR. However, many questions on the production of VHE gamma rays in these remnants remain unanswered. Using detailed physical models for Tycho’s SNR based on the CR-hydro-NEI code and physically motivated models for the other young nearby remnants, we simulated observations with the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) of these gamma-ray sources. We highlight properties of these remnants accessible for investigation with future CTA observa-tions and discuss which questions are expected to be answered.
Keywords: Cherenkov Telescope Array, CTA, supernova remnants, young nearby supernova
Published in RUNG: 26.09.2023; Views: 684; Downloads: 4
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The Search for Spatial Extension in High-latitude Sources Detected by the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Gabrijela Zaharijas, 2018, original scientific article

Keywords: BL Lacertae objects, gamma rays, ISM: H II Regions, ISM: supernova remnants
Published in RUNG: 23.08.2018; Views: 3533; Downloads: 0
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HESS J1731-347 : a new TeV shell-type SNR ?
Serguei Vorobiov, Fabio Acero, 2010, published scientific conference contribution abstract

Keywords: ground based y-ray telescopes, H.E.S.S. system, Cherenkov telescopes, shell-type supernova remnants
Published in RUNG: 25.04.2014; Views: 5594; Downloads: 26
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