26 June 2011 to 1 July 2011
Montpellier, France
Europe/Paris timezone

Equipartition calculation for supernova remnants

29 Jun 2011, 09:55
Main amphitheater (Polytech)

Main amphitheater



Prof. Dejan Urosevic (Department of mathematics Belgrade University)


Equipartition or the minimum-energy calculation is a widespread method for estimating magnetic field strength and energy in the magnetic field and cosmic rays particles by using only the radio synchrotron emission. Despite of its approximate character, it remains a useful tool in situations when no other data about the source are available. We give a modified calculation which we think is more appropriate for estimating magnetic fields and energetics of supernova remnants.

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