The LOFAR view of intergalactic magnetic fields with giant radio galaxies

  title={The LOFAR view of intergalactic magnetic fields with giant radio galaxies},
  author={C. Stuardi and Shane P. O’Sullivan and Annalisa Bonafede and Marcus Br{\"u}ggen and Pratik Dabhade and C. Horellou and Raffaella Morganti and Ettore Carretti and George Heald and Marco Iacobelli and Valentina Vacca},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. Giant radio galaxies (GRGs) are physically large radio sources that extend well beyond their host galaxy environment. Their polarization properties are affected by the poorly constrained magnetic field that permeates the intergalactic medium on megaparsec scales. A low frequency (< 200 MHz) polarization study of this class of radio sources is now possible with LOFAR. Aims. Here we investigate the polarization properties and Faraday rotation measure (RM) of a catalog of GRGs detected in… 

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