The galactic millisecond pulsar population : implications for the Galactic Center Excess.

  title={The galactic millisecond pulsar population : implications for the Galactic Center Excess.},
  author={Harrison Ploeg},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  • H. Ploeg
  • Published 17 September 2021
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
The Galactic Center Excess (GCE) is an extended gamma-ray source in the central region of the Galaxy found in Fermi Large Area Telescope data. In recent years it has become apparent that the GCE may not be spherically symmetric, but may be spatially correlated with the distribution of stellar mass in the Galactic bulge, potentially favoring an unresolved population of millisecond pulsars (MSPs) scenario. In this thesis, we perform detailed modelling of the Galactic MSP population. Including in… Expand


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