TITLE

The radio/gamma-ray connection in AGNs

AUTHOR(S)
La¨hteenma¨ki, A.; Valtaoja, E.; Tornikoski, M.
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 510 Issue 1, p372
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have continued the comparison of the Metsa¨hovi total flux density radio variations and EGRET gamma-ray observations from Cycles 1–4. This work compliments the arguments presented at the 4th Compton Symposium. We have also attempted to remove the effect that different radio and gamma-ray spectral indices have on the observed properties. We discuss the relationship between the two frequency regions and the consequences it has on the source modeling. It seems that the radio emission and the gamma-rays originate within the same shocked area of the relativistic jet and that the gamma-rays are most likely produced by the synchrotron self-Compton (SSC) mechanism. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6029770

 

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