Possible γ-ray emission of radio intermediate AGN III Zw 2 and its implication on the evolution of jets in AGNs

  title={Possible $\gamma$-ray emission of radio intermediate AGN III Zw 2 and its implication on the evolution of jets in AGNs},
  author={L. Chen and Jin-ming Bai and Jin Zhang and Hsien Ta Liu},
  journal={Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics},
AGNs with hard gamma-ray emission identified so far are radio-loud. III Zw 2 is a radio intermediate AGN with a relativistic jet. We study its spectral energy distribution (SED) and find that the broad band emissions are dominated by the non-thermal emissions from the jet. We model its SED through a synchrotron + inverse Compton (IC) model. The results show that the IC component of III Zw 2 peaks at a few MeV, and the flux density drops rapidly at higher energy with photon index Gamma… Expand

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