Synchrotron Blob Model of Infrared and X-ray Flares from Sagittarius A$^*$

  title={Synchrotron Blob Model of Infrared and X-ray Flares from Sagittarius A\$^*\$},
  author={Masaaki Kusunose and Fumio Takahara},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
Sagittarius A$^*$ in the Galactic center harbors a supermassive black hole and exhibits various active phenomena. Besides quiescent emission in radio and submillimeter radiation, flares in the near infrared (NIR) and X-ray bands are observed to occur frequently. We study a time-dependent model of the flares, assuming that the emission is from a blob ejected from the central object. Electrons obeying a power law with the exponential cutoff are assumed to be injected in the blob for a limited… Expand

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