Self-generated cosmic-ray turbulence can explain the morphology of TeV halos

@article{Mukhopadhyay2022SelfgeneratedCT,
  title={Self-generated cosmic-ray turbulence can explain the morphology of TeV halos},
  author={Payel Mukhopadhyay and Tim Linden},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2022}
}
Observations have shown that spatially extended “TeV halos” are a common (and potentially generic) feature surrounding young and middle-aged pulsars. However, their morphology is not understood. They are larger than the “compact” region where the stellar remnant dominates the properties of the interstellar medium, but smaller than expected in models of cosmic-ray diffusion through the standard interstellar medium. Several explanations have been proposed, but all have shortcomings. Here, we… 

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