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Modelling the stellar soft-photon energy density profile of globular clusters

  title={Modelling the stellar soft-photon energy density profile of globular clusters},
  author={P. Prinsloo and C. Venter and I. Busching and A. Kopp},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
Recent observations by the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) and the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) have revealed globular clusters (GC) to be sources of high-energy (HE) and very-high-energy (VHE) gamma-rays. It has been suggested that the presence of large numbers of millisecond pulsars (MSPs) within these clusters may be either directly responsible for these gamma-ray fluxes through emission of pulsed curvature radiation, or indirectly through the injection of relativistic leptons… Expand
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