Magnetic field strengths in the hot spots and lobes of three powerful Fanaroff-Riley type II radio sources

@article{Hardcastle2002MagneticFS,
  title={Magnetic field strengths in the hot spots and lobes of three powerful Fanaroff-Riley type II radio sources},
  author={Martin J. Hardcastle and Mark Birkinshaw and R. A. Cameron and Daniel E. Harris and Leslie W. Looney and Douglas Bristol and Sao and Mpe},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={581},
  pages={948-973}
}
We have made deep Chandra observations of three powerful Fanaroff-Riley type II (FR II) radio sources: two quasars (3C 263 and 3C 351) and one radio galaxy (3C 330). X-ray emission from hot spots and lobes, as well as from the active nucleus, is detected in each source. We model the hot spots' synchrotron spectra using VLA, BIMA, and Hubble Space Telescope data. In 3C 263 and 3C 330, the hot spots' X-ray emission is at a level consistent with being synchrotron self-Compton (SSC) emission, with… 
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