MeV Emission from Pulsar Wind Nebulae: Understanding Extreme Particle Acceleration in Highly Relativistic Outflows
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.
Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society
- Pub Date:
- May 2019