Upper limits on very-high-energy gamma-ray emission from core-collapse supernovae observed with HESS

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Author(s): Abdalla H, Aharonian F, Benkhali FA, Anguener EO, Arakawa M, Arcaro C, Armand C, Ashkar H, Backes M, Martins VB, Barnard M, Becherini Y, Berge D, Bernloehr K, Blackwell R, Boettcher M, Boisson C, Bolmont J, Bonnefoy S, Bregeon J, Breuhaus M, Brun F, Brun P, Bryan M, Büchele M, Bulik T, Bylund T, Capasso M, Caroff S, Carosi A, Casanova S, Cerruti M, Chakraborty N, Chand T, Chandra S, Chaves RCG, Chen A, Colafrancesco S, Curylo M, Davids ID, Deil C, Devin J, De Wilt P, Dirson L, Djannati-Atai A, Dmytriiev A, Donath A, Doroshenko , Drury LO, Dyks J, Egberts K, Emery G, Ernenwein JP, Eschbach S, Feijen K, Fegan S, Fiasson A, Fontaine G, Funk S, Fuessling M, Gabici S, Gallant YA, Gate F, Giavitto G, Glawion D, Glicenstein JF, Gottschall D, Grondin MH, Hahn J, Haupt M, Heinzelmann G, Henri G, Hermann G, Hinton JA, Hofmann W, Hoischen C, Holch TL, Holler M, Horns D, Huber D, Iwasaki H, Jamrozy M, Jankowsky D, Jankowsky F, Jung-Richardt I, Kastendieck MA, Katarzynski K, Katsuragawa M, Katz U, Khangulyan D, Khelifi B, King J, Klepser S, Kluzniak W, Komin N, Kosack K, Kostunin D, Kraus M, Lamanna G, Lau J, Lemiere A, Lemoine-Goumard M, Lenain JP, Leser E, Levy C, Lohse T, Lopez-Coto R, Lypova , Mackey J, Majumdar J, Malyshev D, Marandon V, Marcowith A, Mares A, Mariaud C, Marti-Devesa G, Marx R, Maurin G, Meintjes PJ, Mitchell AMW, Moderski R, Mohamed M, Mohrmann L, Muller J, Moore C, Moulin E, Murach T, Nakashima S, De Naurois M, Ndiyavala H, Niederwanger F, Niemiec J, Oakes L, O'Brien P, Odaka H, Ohm S, Wilhelmi EDO, Ostrowski M, Oya I, Panter M, Parsons RD, Perennes C, Petrucci PO, Peyaud B, Piel Q, Pita S, Poireau V, Noel AP, Prokhorov DA, Prokoph H, Puehlhofer G, Punch M, Quirrenbach A, Raab S, Rauth R, Reimer A, Reimer O, Remy Q, Renaud M, Rieger F, Rinchiuso L, Romoli C, Rowell G, Rudak B, Ruiz-Velasco E, Sahakian V, Saito S, Sanchez DA, Santangelo A, Sasaki M, Schlickeiser R, Schussler F, Schulz A, Schutte H, Schwanke U, Schwemmer S, Seglar-Arroyo M, Senniappan M, Seyffert AS, Shafi N, Shiningayamwe K, Simoni R, Sinha A, Sol H, Specovius A, Spir-Jacob M, Stawarz L, Steenkamp R, Stegmann C, Steppa C, Takahashi T, Tavernier T, Taylor AM, Terrier R, Tiziani D, Tluczykont M, Trichard C, Tsirou M, Tsuji N, Tuffs R, Uchiyama Y, Van Der Walt DJ, van Eldik C, Van Rensburg C, Van Soelen B, Vasileiadis G, Veh J, Venter C, Vincent P, Vink J, Voisin F, Voelk HJ, Vuillaume T, Wadiasingh Z, Wagner SJ, White R, Wierzcholska A, Yang R, Yoneda H, Zacharias M, Zanin R, Zdziarski AA, Zech A, Ziegler A, Zorn J, Zywucka N, Maxted N
Journal: Astronomy & Astrophysics
Publication year: 2019
Volume: 626
ISSN: 1432-0746


Abstract

Young core-collapse supernovae with dense-wind progenitors may be able to accelerate cosmic-ray hadrons beyond the knee of the cosmic-ray spectrum, and this may result in measurable gamma-ray emission. We searched for gamma-ray emission from ten super- novae observed with the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) within a year of the supernova event. Nine supernovae were observed serendipitously in the H.E.S.S. data collected between December 2003 and December 2014, with exposure times ranging from 1.4 to 53 h. In addition we observed SN 2016adj as a target of opportunity in February 2016 for 13 h. No significant gamma-ray emission has been detected for any of the objects, and upper limits on the >1 TeV gamma-ray flux of the order of similar to 10(-13) cm(-)(2)s(-1) are established, corresponding to upper limits on the luminosities in the range similar to 2 x 10(39) to similar to 1 x 10(42) erg s(-1). These values are used to place model-dependent constraints on the mass-loss rates of the progenitor stars, implying upper limits between similar to 2 x 10(-5) and similar to 2 x 10(-3) M-circle dot yr(-1) under reasonable assumptions on the particle acceleration parameters.


FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Büchele, Matthias
Lehrstuhl für Physik
Eschbach, Stefan
Lehrstuhl für Physik
Funk, Stefan Prof. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Physik
Jankowsky, David
Lehrstuhl für Physik
Jung-Richardt, Ira PD Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Physik
Katz, Uli Prof. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysik (Astroteilchenphysik)
Mohrmann, Lars Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Physik
Raab, Susanne
Lehrstuhl für Physik
Sasaki, Manami Prof. Dr.
Professur für Multiwellenlängenastronomie
Specovius, Andreas
Professur für Experimentalphysik
Tiziani, Domenico
Professur für Experimentalphysik
van Eldik, Christopher Prof. Dr.
Professur für Experimentalphysik
Veh, Johannes Dr.
Professur für Experimentalphysik
Ziegler, Alexander
Professur für Experimentalphysik


How to cite

APA:
Abdalla, H., Aharonian, F., Benkhali, F.A., Anguener, E.O., Arakawa, M., Arcaro, C.,... Maxted, N. (2019). Upper limits on very-high-energy gamma-ray emission from core-collapse supernovae observed with HESS. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 626. https://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201935242

MLA:
Abdalla, H., et al. "Upper limits on very-high-energy gamma-ray emission from core-collapse supernovae observed with HESS." Astronomy & Astrophysics 626 (2019).

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