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Transient gamma-ray emission from Cygnus X-3

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The high-mass microquasar Cygnus X-3 has been recently detected in a flaring state by the gamma-ray satellites Fermi and Agile. In the present contribution, we study the high-energy emission from Cygnus X-3 through a model based on the interaction of clumps from the Wolf-Rayet wind with the jet. The clumps inside the jet act as obstacles in which shocks are formed leading to particle acceleration and non-thermal emission. We model the high energy emission produced by the interaction of one cl...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
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Proceedings of Science Publisher's website
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SESSION P6
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pubs:d8025711-e050-4d96-b861-ddb7e5163c6e
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519321
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