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2017MNRAS.464..599D - Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 464, 599-612 (2017/January-1)

The physical properties of Fermi TeV BL Lac objects' jets.


Abstract (from CDS):

We investigate the physical properties of Fermi TeV BL Lac objects' jets by modelling the quasi-simultaneous spectral energy distribution of 29 Fermi TeV BL Lacs in the frame of a one-zone leptonic synchrotron self-Compton model. Our main results are the following. (i) There is a negative correlation between B and δ in our sample, which suggests that B and δ are dependent on each other mainly in the Thomson regime. (ii) There are negative correlations between νsy and r, the νIC and r, which is a signature of the energy-dependent statistical acceleration or the stochastic acceleration. There is a significant correlation between r and s, which suggests that the curvature of the electron energy distribution is attributed to the energy-dependent statistical acceleration mechanism. (iii) By assuming one proton per relativistic electron, we estimate the jet power and radiative power. A size relation Pe ∼ Pp > Pr >= PB is found in our sample. The Pe > PB suggests that the jets are particle dominated, and the Pe ∼ Pp means that the mean energy of relativistic electrons approaches mp/me. There are not significant correlations between Pjet and black hole mass in high or low state with a subsample of 18 sources, which suggests that the jet power weakly depends on the black hole mass. (iv) There is a correlation between the changes in the flux density at 1 TeV and the changes in the γpeak, which suggests that the change/evolution of electron energy distribution may be mainly responsible for the flux variation.

Abstract Copyright: © 2016 The Authors Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society

Journal keyword(s): radiation mechanisms: non-thermal - galaxies: active - BL Lacertae objects: general - galaxies: jets - galaxies: jets

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