Spectrum of Galactic Cosmic Rays Accelerated in Supernova Remnants

  title={Spectrum of Galactic Cosmic Rays Accelerated in Supernova Remnants},
  author={V.S.Ptuskin and V.N.Zirakashvili and E.S.Seo},
The spectra of high-energy protons and nuclei accelerated by supernova remnant shocks are calculated taking into account magnetic field amplification and Alfvenic drift both upstream and downstream of the shock for different types of supernova remnants during their evolution. The maximum energy of accelerated particles may reach $5\cdot10^{18}$ eV for Fe ions in Type IIb SNRs. The calculated energy spectrum of cosmic rays after propagation through the Galaxy is in good agreement with the… Expand
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