# The Origin of Diffuse X-Ray and γ-Ray Emission from the Galactic Center Region: Cosmic-Ray Particles

@article{YusefZadeh2007TheOO,
title={The Origin of Diffuse X-Ray and $\gamma$-Ray Emission from the Galactic Center Region: Cosmic-Ray Particles},
author={F Yusef-Zadeh and Michael P. Muno and Mark Wardle and Dariusz C. Lis},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
year={2007},
volume={656},
pages={847 - 869}
}
• Published 31 August 2006
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• The Astrophysical Journal
The inner couple of hundred parsecs of our Galaxy are characterized by a significant amount of synchrotron-emitting gas. Many of the best studied sources in this region exhibit a mixture of 6.4 keV Fe Kα emission, molecular line emission, and nonthermal radio continuum radiation. The spatial correlation between fluorescent Fe Kα line emission at 6.4 keV and molecular line emission from Galactic center molecular clouds has been explained as reflected X-rays from a past outburst of Sgr A*. Here…

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