The Hunt for Pevatrons: The Case of Supernova Remnants

  title={The Hunt for Pevatrons: The Case of Supernova Remnants},
  author={Pierre Cristofari},
The search for Galactic pevatrons is now a well-identified key science project of all instruments operating in the very-high-energy domain. Indeed, in this energy range, the detection of gamma rays clearly indicates that efficient particle acceleration is taking place, and observations can thus help identify which astrophysical sources can energize particles up to the ~PeV range, thus being pevatrons. In the search for the origin of Galactic cosmic rays (CRs), the PeV range is an important… 
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