13-18 December 2015
International Conference Centre Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone

Diffuse emissions from radio through microwaves to gamma rays

17 Dec 2015, 14:42
Level -1, Room 17 (International Conference Centre Geneva)

Level -1, Room 17

International Conference Centre Geneva

17 Rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva


Elena Orlando (Stanford University)


Diffuse emission has dramatically increased the interest of the astrophysical community, due to recent detailed observations by Planck, Fermi-LAT, H.E.S.S. and VERITAS. Unfortunately disentangling and characterizing this diffuse emission strongly depends on uncertainties in the knowledge of unresolved sources, cosmic rays, matter, radiation fields, and magnetic fields. We discuss here the diffuse emission produced by cosmic rays and its uncertainties. Thanks to observations and comparison of sophisticated models of the diffuse emission from radio through microwaves to gamma rays, we are gaining important insights on CR spectra and intensities throughout the Galaxy and in the inner heliosphere.

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Elena Orlando (Stanford University)

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