By David J. Thompson (auth.), K.S. Cheng, G.E. Romero (eds.)

Nearly one 1/2 the point-like gamma-ray resources detected by way of EGRET tool of the overdue Compton satellite tv for pc are nonetheless defeating our makes an attempt at making a choice on them. to set up the foundation and nature of those enigmatic assets has develop into an immense challenge of present high-energy astrophysics. the second one workshop on Multiwavelength method of Unidentified Gamma-ray Sources intends to shed new and clean mild at the challenge of the character of those mysterious resources and the items in the back of them.

The lawsuits include forty six contributed papers during this topic, which conceal theoretical versions on gamma-ray resources in addition to the easiest multiwavelength ideas for the id of the promising applicants. the themes of this convention additionally contain full of life phenomena ocurring either in galactic and extragalactic eventualities, phenomena that will bring about the looks of what we have now referred to as high-energy unidentified sources.

The booklet may be of curiosity for all lively researchers within the high-energy astrophysics and comparable learn parts in addition to for scientists and graduate scholars attracted to figuring out the new development during this field.

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5. The limits given represent the largest excess found in six multi-day time windows applied to data taken between December 15, 2000, and September 8, 2003. , 2004). b Oct. , 2003). , 1995). , 2000). f Sept. , 1999). , 2003). SEARCH FOR TeV EMISSION FROM X-RAY SELECTED AGN 47 locations and relative emitted power determined by the 5 GHz radio flux.

In the same manner, at current sensitivities, a TeV detection makes a GeV detection more likely. , in preparation). 3. Discussion Candidate counterparts to eight EGRET sources have been studied. It is noteworthy that steep single-dish spectra, indicative of extended radio structure, do not rule out the possibility of a compact core. Ter¨asranta et al. (2001) have also noted that extended sources should not be excluded as potential counterparts to EGRET sources. ). EGRET has opened a new window on the universe, allowing a significant number of sources to be identified, and providing indications as to which populations of sources include gamma-ray emitters.

1992, Astron. Ap. 262, 26. L. : 1992, Nature 359, 615. L. : 1993, Astrophys. J. Lett. 415, L13. D. : 1993, Nature 365, 133. V. A. V. V. ru 2 Max-Planck-Institut f¨ur Kernphysik, Saupfercheckweg 1, Heidelberg, Germany (Received 22 June 2004; accepted 14 July 2004) Abstract. We discuss the properties of gamma-ray radiation accompanying the acceleration of cosmic rays via the converter mechanism. The mechanism exploits multiple photon-induced conversions of high-energy particles from charged into neutral state (namely, protons to neutrons and electrons to photons) and back.

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