Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays: A New Tool for Astrophysics Research


Anna Uryson (Author) – Lebedev Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Series: Space Science, Exploration and Policies

This new and unique book discusses various aspects of cosmic ray physics and astrophysics. Also discussed herein are answers to those astrophysical and cosmic ray questions which are essential for understanding of the subject, such as description of the Universe and of some astrophysical objects, a brief history of cosmic ray investigation, the peculiarities of detection of cosmic rays at various energy bands, a list of arrays for an ultra-high-energy-cosmic-ray investigation and GZK-effect.



Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Introduction, pp. 1-4
Chapter 2. Some Aspects of Cosmic Ray Physics and Astrophysics, pp. 5-24
Chapter 3. Brief Description of the Model Accepted in this Book, pp. 25-30
Chapter 4. Identification of Sources of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays, pp. 31-38
Chapter 5. The Model of Cosmic Ray Acceleration in Seyfert Nuclei, pp. 39-48
Chapter 6. Model for Cosmic Rays Acceleration in Bl Lac Objects, pp. 49-50
Chapter 7. Parameters of Particle Acceleration in Active Galactic Nuclei Obtained from Cosmic Ray Data, pp. 51-60
Chapter 8. Cosmic Ray Particle Clusters and Variability of Sources, pp. 61-66
Chapter 9. Investigation of Extragalactic Radio Background Using Cosmic Ray Data, pp. 67-79
Chapter 10. Conclusion, pp. 81-83


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