# Detection of bridge emission above 50 GeV from the Crab pulsar with the MAGIC telescopes

@article{Aleksi2014DetectionOB, title={Detection of bridge emission above 50 GeV from the Crab pulsar with the MAGIC telescopes}, author={J. Aleksi{\'c} and S. Ansoldi and L. A. Antonelli and P. Antoranz and A. Babic and P. Bangale and U. Almeida and J. Barrio and J. Gonzalez and W. Bednarek and E. Bernardini and B. Biasuzzi and A. Biland and O. Blanch and S. Bonnefoy and G. Bonnoli and F. Borracci and T. Bretz and E. Carmona and A. Carosi and P. Colin and E. Colombo and J. Contreras and J. Cortina and S. Covino and P. D. Vela and F. Dazzi and A. Angelis and G. Caneva and B. D. Lotto and C. Mendez and M. Doert and D. Prester and D. Dorner and M. Doro and S. Einecke and D. Eisenacher and D. Elsaesser and E. Farina and D. Ferenc and D. Fidalgo and M. Fonseca and L. Font and K. Frantzen and C. Fruck and R. L'opez and M. Garczarczyk and D. G. Terrats and M. Gaug and N. Godinovic and A. Munoz and S. Gozzini and D. Hadasch and M. Hayashida and J. Herrera and A. Herrero and D. Hildebrand and K. Hirotani and J. Hose and D. Hrupec and W. Idec and V. Kadenius and H. Kellermann and K. Kodani and Y. Konno and J. Krause and H. Kubo and J. Kushida and A. L. Barbera and D. Lelas and N. Lewandowska and E. Lindfors and S. Lombardi and M. L{\'o}pez and R. L{\'o}pez-Coto and A. L'opez-Oramas and E. Lorenz and I. Lozano and M. Makariev and K. Mallot and G. Maneva and N. Mankuzhiyil and K. Mannheim and L. Maraschi and B. Marcote and M. Mariotti and M. Martinez and D. Mazin and U. Menzel and J. Miranda and R. Mirzoyan and A. Moralejo and P. Munar-Adrover and D. Nakajima and A. Niedzwiecki and K. Nilsson and K. Nishijima and K. Noda and N. Nowak and R. Orito and A. Overkemping and S. Paiano and M. Palatiello and D. Paneque and R. Paoletti and J. Paredes and X. Paredes-Fortuny and S. Partini and M. Persic and P. Moroni and E. Prandini and S. Preziuso and I. Puljak and R. Reinthal and W. Rhode and M. Rib'o and J. Rico and J. R. Garcia and S. Rugamer and A. Saggion and T. Saito and K. Saito and K. Satalecka and V. Scalzotto and V. Scapin and C. Schultz and T. Schweizer and S. Shore and A. Sillanpaa and J. Sitarek and I. {\vS}nidari{\'c} and D. Sobczy'nska and F. Spanier and V. Stamatescu and A. Stamerra and T. Steinbring and J. Storz and M. Strzys and S. Sun and T. Suric and L. Takalo and H. Takami and F. Tavecchio and P. Temnikov and T. Terzi'c and D. Tescaro and M. Teshima and J. Thaele and O. Tibolla and D. Torres and T. Toyama and A. Treves and M. Uellenbeck and P. Vogler and R. Wagner and R. Zanin}, journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics}, year={2014}, volume={565} }

Context. The Crab pulsar is the only astronomical pulsed source detected at very high energy (VHE, E > 100 GeV) gamma rays. The emission mechanism of VHE pulsation is not yet fully understood, although several theoretical models have been proposed. Aims. In order to test new models, we measured the light curve and the spectra of the Crab pulsar with high precision by means of deep observations. Methods. We analyzed 135 h of selected MAGIC data taken between 2009 and 2013 in stereoscopic mode… CONTINUE READING

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