Evidence of TeV halos around millisecond pulsars

  title={Evidence of TeV halos around millisecond pulsars},
  author={Dan Hooper and Tim Linden},
  journal={Physical Review D},
Using data from the HAWC gamma-ray Telescope, we have studied a sample of 37 millisecond pulsars (MSPs), selected for their spindown power and proximity. From among these MSP, we have identified four which favor the presence of very high-energy gamma-ray emission at a level of (2∆ lnL) ≥ 2.5. Adopting a correlation between the spindown power and gamma-ray luminosity of each pulsar, we performed a stacked likelihood analysis of these 37 MSPs, finding that the data supports the conclusion that… 

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