Detection of tev electrons as an evidence of the accelaration in nearby sources and a future project

S. Torii, K. Sakurai, T. Shirai, T. Taira, T. Tamura, N. Tateyama, K. Yoshida, T. Yamagami, E. Kamioka, Y. Saito, H. Murakami, T. Kobayashi, Y. Komori, K. Kasahara, T. Yuda, J. Nishimura

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The TeV electrons observed in the solar system are considered to be produced in the sources within 1 kpc in distance and in period for the past 100,000 years. The supernova remnants as a candidate of the electron sources are, therefore, very limited in number as Monogem, Loop 1, Geminga and Vela. It is expected that the few sources cause a structural component in the energy spectrum and an anisotropy in the arrival directions. Our calculations show that the direct effects of these nearby sources can be detected by a yearly observation with a detector having a geometrical factor of 0.5 m 2 sr. We will present a future plan proposed for the observation of TeV electrons at the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) in ISS.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)1867-1870
ページ数4
ジャーナルAdvances in Space Research
26
11
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2000 12
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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