Flux Distribution of Gamma-Ray Emission in Blazars: The Example of Mrk 501
AbstractFlux distribution is an important tool to understand the variability processes in active galactic nuclei. We now have available a great deal of observational evidences pointing towards the presence of log-normal components in the high energy light curves, and different models have been proposed to explain these data. Here, we collect some of the recent developments on this topic using the well-known blazar Mrk 501 as example of complex and interesting aspects coming from its flux distribution in different energy ranges and at different timescales. The observational data we refer to are those collected in a complementary manner by Fermi-LAT over multiple years, and by the First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope (FACT) telescope and the H.E.S.S. array in correspondence of the bright flare of June 2014. View Full-Text
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Romoli, C.; Chakraborty, N.; Dorner, D.; Taylor, A.M.; Blank, M. Flux Distribution of Gamma-Ray Emission in Blazars: The Example of Mrk 501. Galaxies 2018, 6, 135.
Romoli C, Chakraborty N, Dorner D, Taylor AM, Blank M. Flux Distribution of Gamma-Ray Emission in Blazars: The Example of Mrk 501. Galaxies. 2018; 6(4):135.Chicago/Turabian Style
Romoli, Carlo; Chakraborty, Nachiketa; Dorner, Daniela; Taylor, Andrew M.; Blank, Michael. 2018. "Flux Distribution of Gamma-Ray Emission in Blazars: The Example of Mrk 501." Galaxies 6, no. 4: 135.
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