Very-high-energy Emission from Pulsars

  title={Very-high-energy Emission from Pulsars},
  author={Alice K. Harding and Christo Venter and Constantinos Kalapotharakos},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
Air-Cherenkov telescopes have detected pulsations at energies above 50 GeV from a growing number of Fermi pulsars. These include the Crab, Vela, PSR B1706−44, and Geminga, with the first two having pulsed detections above 1 TeV. In some cases, there appears to be very-high-energy (VHE) emission that is an extension of the Fermi spectra to high energies, while in other cases, additional higher-energy spectral components that require a separate emission mechanism may be present. We present… 
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