University of Maryland
Atlantic Building, Room 2400
4:30 PM Monday, October 26, 2009
Coffee, Tea & Snacks 4:15-4:30 PM

Vladimir Ptuskin
Russian Academy of Science (IZMIRAN)
Cosmic Ray Acceleration in Supernova Remnants and Transport in Galactic Magnetic Fields

The spectra of high-energy protons and nuclei accelerated by supernova blast waves are calculated for different types of supernova remnants during their evolution. The amplification of magnetic field by accelerated particles at the shock precursor is taken into account. The overall energy spectrum and elemental composition after propagation through the Galaxy are found and compared to the observations at the solar system.

Sponsored by: Department of Physics and the Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland. For information call Catha Stewart at (301) 405-4811 or go to the UMD Space Physics group seminar web site.

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