PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 301 - 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017) - Session Gamma-Ray Astronomy. GA-galactic
Supernova remnants in the very–high–energy sky: prospects for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
P. Cristofari,* R. Zanin, S. Gabici, B. Humensky, R. Terrier, M. Santander on behalf of the CTA Consortium
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: November 14, 2017
Published on: August 03, 2018
The Cherenkov Telescope Array is expected to lead to the detection of many new supernova remnants (SNRs) in the TeV and multi--TeV range. In addition to the individual study of each SNR, the study of these objects as a population can help constraining the parameters describing the acceleration of particles and increasing our understanding of the mechanisms involved. We present Monte Carlo simulations of the population of Galactic SNRs emitting TeV gamma rays. We also discuss how the simulated population can be confronted with future observations to provide a novel test for the SNR hypothesis of cosmic ray origins.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.301.0682
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