Studying the Influence of External Photon Fields on Blazar Spectra Using a One-Zone Hadro-Leptonic Time-Dependent Model

  title={Studying the Influence of External Photon Fields on Blazar Spectra Using a One-Zone Hadro-Leptonic Time-Dependent Model},
  author={Michael Zacharias},
The recent associations of neutrinos with blazars require the efficient interaction of relativistic protons with ambient soft photon fields. However, along side the neutrinos, γ-ray photons are produced, which interact with the same soft photon fields producing electron-positron pairs. The strength of this cascade has significant consequences on the photon spectrum in various energy bands and puts severe constraints on the pion and neutrino production. In this study, we discuss the influence of… 

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