Scientific Seminars

Inverse Compton model of pulsar high energy emission

M. Lyutikov
Purdue Univ.

2012-11-30    15.00    Merate - POE

We discuss growing evidence that pulsar high energy is emission is generated via Inverse Compton mechanism. We reproduce the broadband spectrum of Crab pulsar, from UV to very high energy gamma-rays - nearly ten decades in energy, within the framework of the cyclotron-self-Compton model.