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Special Issue "Radio Galaxies at TeV Energies"
A special issue of Galaxies (ISSN 2075-4434).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 May 2019).
The majority of the known extragalactic sky at TeV gamma-ray energies consists of blazars having plasma jets pointing in the direction of the line-of-sight, which results in a large Doppler boosting of their emission. Up to now, only five galaxies with a larger viewing angle have been detected in the TeV range. These objects show also fascinating properties such as fast variability or spectral features and are called “radio galaxies”.
These TeV radio galaxies provide a unique laboratory for studying key aspects of active galactic nuclei, e.g., the connection between the jet and the black hole, the jet base, the acceleration and radiation physics in the jet, or the origin and location of the high-energy emission. Taking the assumption of the so-called “unified model” that the difference between blazars and radio galaxies lies in the viewing angle, one can directly infer the physics of blazars from studying radio galaxies.
This Special Issue of Galaxies targets radio galaxies at TeV energies. For this Special Issue, we invite researchers to submit papers dealing with observational results, models, and theoretical interpretation of TeV radio galaxies.
- Acciari, V.A.; Aliu, E.; Arlen, T.; Bautista, M.; Beilicke, M.; Benbow, W.; Bradbury, S.M.; Buckley, J.H.; Bugaev, V.; Butt, Y.; et al. Radio Imaging of the Very-High-Energy gamma-Ray Emission Region in the Central Engine of a Radio Galaxy. Science 2009, 325, 444.
- Aleksić, J.; Ansoldi, S.; Antonelli, L. A.; Antoranz, P.; Babic, A.; Bangale, P.; Barrio, J. A.; González, J. Becerra; Bednarek, W.; Bernardini, E.; et al. Black hole lightning due to particle acceleration at subhorizon scales. Science 2014, 346, 1080.
- Rieger, F. Gamma-rays from non-blazar AGN. AIP Conference Proceedings 2017, 1792, 020008.
Dr. Dorit Glawion
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- Radio galaxies
- TeV gamma-rays