High-energy cosmic-ray acceleration

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Bustamante, M; Carrillo Montoya, G; de Paula, W; Duarte Chavez, J A; Gago, A M; Hakobyan, H; Jez, P; Monroy Montañez, J A; Ortiz Velasquez, A; Padilla Cabal, F; Pino Rozas, M; Rodriguez Patarroyo, D J; Romeo, G L; Saldaña-Salazar , U J; Velasquez, M; von Steinkirch, M;
  • Publisher: CERN
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.5170/CERN-2010-001.533
  • Subject: XX
    arxiv: Physics::Accelerator Physics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We briefly review the basics of ultrahigh-energy cosmic-ray acceleration. The Hillas criterion is introduced as a geometrical criterion that must be fulfilled by potential acceleration sites, and energy losses are taken into account in order to obtain a more realistic s... View more
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