Studying Astrophysics with High Energy Cosmic-Particles

A special issue of Universe (ISSN 2218-1997). This special issue belongs to the section "Cosmology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2024 | Viewed by 262

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Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London, London, UK
Interests: general relativistic radiative transfer; gravitational waves from black hole; magnetic star systems; accreting systems; AGN; X-ray binaries; cataclysmic variables; dynamics of galaxy clusters; large-scale magnetic fields; multi-messanger astrophysics; interdisciplinary research: astrophysics, biomedical, non-linear systems, population biology

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Theoretical Astrophysics, Department of Earth and Space Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Interests: particle astrophysics; gamma-ray astronomy; cosmic-ray astronomy; star formation; galaxy evolution; galaxies in the early Universe

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Astronomy has traditionally relied on observations with photons (electromagnetic waves). In recent years, multi-wavelength observations have expanded our knowledge of the Universe far beyond approaches focussed on one particular waveband, e.g. solely radio, optical or X-ray. The development of new particle detectors and modern data analysis techniques have now opened-up a new domain, advancing our capability to probe physical processes and study astrophysical systems in great detail using non-photonic particles. Energetic non-photonic particles are often, but not exclusively, produced in violent astrophysical environments. They directly carry information about certain high-energy processes, such as subatomic interactions, that are not always within reach of photonic observations. It is therefore timely for us to gather together as researchers in high-energy astrophysics to explore and discuss the various emerging opportunities in the non-photonic particle domain, and the prospects with complimentary studies of photons, to probe astrophysical processes in new ways. 

We therefore propose a special issue in Universe, “Studying Astrophysics with High-Energy Cosmic-particles”. Our focus is the discussion of different aspects of studies of high-energy astrophysics, such as theory, phenomenological modelling, observation, data analysis and instrumentation using non-photonic and photonic means as an integral part studying the Universe. The scope of this special issue is not restrictive, and we welcome new ideas and approaches in addition to research conducted in a more canonical manner with proven techniques. Our goal is to bring together researchers with an interest in cosmo-particle astrophysics, to promote discussion towards the aim of advancing our understanding of the Universe.

Prof. Dr. Kinwah Wu
Dr. Ellis R. Owen
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