AN ASYMMETRICAL SYNCHROTRON MODEL FOR KNOTS IN THE 3C 273 JET

@article{Liu2015ANAS,
  title={AN ASYMMETRICAL SYNCHROTRON MODEL FOR KNOTS IN THE 3C 273 JET},
  author={Wen-Po Liu and Yao Guang Chen and Chun-cheng Wang},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={806},
  pages={188}
}
To interpret the emission of knots in the 3C 273 jet from radio to X-rays, we propose a synchrotron model in which, owing to the shock compression effect, the injection spectra from a shock into the upstream and downstream emission regions are asymmetric. Our model could well explain the spectral energy distributions of knots in the 3C 273 jet, and predictions regarding the knots' spectra could be tested by future observations. 

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