Unformatted text preview: electronpositron pairs instead of ordinary electronproton plasma? Problem 2: SynchrotronselfCompton scattering Suppose a spherical source of radius R contained relativistic electrons with diﬀerential number density n ( γ ) = n γs Θ( γ maxγ ) . Assume the magnetic ﬁeld to be turbulent, so there is no preferred direction but the amplitude is constant. Calculate the spectrum of synchrotron emission and derive an estimate for the frequency at which the source turns optically thick. Calculate the density spectrum of synchrotron photons in the center of the system. Determine the spectrum of inverse Compton emission using the headon approximation, given that photon density spectrum....
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course PHYS 227 taught by Professor Rabe during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
 Fall '08
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 Physics, Force, Work, Radiation

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