The Coma cluster magnetic field from Faraday rotation measures

@article{Bonafede2009TheCC,
  title={The Coma cluster magnetic field from Faraday rotation measures},
  author={Annalisa Bonafede and L. Feretti and M Murgia and F Govoni and Gabriele Giovannini and Daniele Dallacasa and Klaus Dolag and Gregory B. Taylor},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2009},
  volume={513},
  pages={1-21}
}
Aims. The aim of the present work is to constrain the Coma cluster magnetic field strength, its radial profile and power spectrum by comparing Faraday rotation measure (RM) images with numerical simulations of the magnetic field. Methods. We have analyzed polarization data for seven radio sources in the Coma cluster field observed with the Very Large Array at 3.6, 6 and 20 cm, and derived Faraday rotation measures with kiloparsec scale resolution. Random three dimensional magnetic field models… Expand
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