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Pair cascade models of gamma-ray blazars

Levinson, Amir and Blandford, Roger (1995) Pair cascade models of gamma-ray blazars. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 759 (1). pp. 534-537. ISSN 0077-8923. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180418-153911227

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Abstract

The detection of bright, variable γ-ray emission from about 40 blazars by the EGRET instrument on CGRO and the nondetection of radio quite AGN or extended radio sources, has lent additional support to the unified model of AGN. It is now widely believed that the γ-ray emission seen originates from a relativistic jet pointing along our line of sight, and several models involving X-and γ-ray production in jets have been proposed recently. Below we consider a specific class of models involving pair-cascade processes, and discuss some of the observational consequences of these models.


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Additional Information:© 1995 New York Academy of Sciences. This work was supported by NASA grants NAGW 2816, 2372, and NAG5 2504. We thank M. Sikora, M. Rees, M. Begelman, P. Coppi, A. Laor, J. Mattox, and P. Michelson for useful discussions.
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Official Citation:Levinson, A. and Blandford, R. (1995), PAIR CASCADE MODELS OF GAMMA‐RAY BLAZARS. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 759: 534-537. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.1995.tb17602.x
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