Cosmic Ray Diffusion in the Galaxy and Diffuse Gamma Emission

Cosmic Ray Diffusion in the Galaxy and Diffuse Gamma Emission

by Daniele Gaggero

Hardcover(2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642299483
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 07/07/2012
Series: Springer Theses
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

As a member of the Fermi-LAT team Daniele Gaggero has been awarded of the 2011 Bruno Rossi prize of the High Energy Division (HEAD) of the American Astronomical Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Cosmic Ray diffusion in the Galaxy.- Numerical codes that solve the CR diffusion equations.- Propagation of CR nuclei: our results.- The leptonic field.- Diffuse gamma ray emission from the Galaxy.- Conclusions and future plans. A The diffusion equation in cylindrical coordinates.- B DRAGON code: a description.- C Solution of the transport equation for a Pulsar-like source.

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