3D MHD simulation of polarized emission in SN 1006
Number of Authors: 5
2015 (English)In: Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, ISSN 0035-8711, E-ISSN 1365-2966, Vol. 449, no 1, 88-93 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
We use three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic simulations to model the supernova remnant SN 1006. From our numerical results, we have carried out a polarization study, obtaining synthetic maps of the polarized intensity, the Stokes parameter Q, and the polar-referenced angle, which can be compared with observational results. Synthetic maps were computed considering two possible particle acceleration mechanisms: quasi-parallel and quasi-perpendicular. The comparison of synthetic maps of the Stokes parameter Q maps with observations proves to be a valuable tool to discern unambiguously which mechanism is taking place in the remnant of SN 1006, giving strong support to the quasi-parallel model.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. Vol. 449, no 1, 88-93 p.
MHD, radiation mechanisms: general, methods: numerical, supernovae: individual: SN 1006, ISM: supernova remnants
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-119089DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stv279ISI: 000355345600008OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-119089DiVA: diva2:843314