publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Sub-Hour X-Ray Variability of High-Energy Peaked BL Lacertae Objects

Bidzina Kapanadze;
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  • Published: 15 Mar 2018 Journal: Galaxies (issn: 2075-4434, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
The study of multi-wavelength flux variability in BL Lacertae objects is very important to discern unstable processes and emission mechanisms underlying their extreme observational features. While the innermost regions of these objects are not accessible from direct observations, we may draw conclusions about their internal structure via the detection of flux variations on various timescales, based on the light-travel argument. In this paper, we review the sub-hour X-ray variability in high-energy peaked BL Lacertae sources (HBLs) that are bright at X-rays and provide us with an effective tool to study the details related to the physics of the emitting particles...
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arXiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
free text keywords: BL Lacertae objects: individual: Mrk 421, Astronomy, QB1-991, Astrophysics, Flux, Physics, X-ray, Radiative transfer, Electron, Turbulence, High energy, Synchrotron radiation, Supermassive black hole
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Sub-Hour X-Ray Variability of High-Energy Peaked BL Lacertae Objects

Bidzina Kapanadze;