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      Pulsars, millisecond; gamma-ray emission; diffuse gamma-ray background

    • Abstract


      We estimate the contribution of millisecond pulsars to the diffuse gamma-ray background of the Galaxy, and show that a significant fraction of the Galactic background may originate from them. A small number of the unidentified COS-B point sources may, in fact, be millisecond pulsars. It is argued that several hundred millisecond pulsars may be detectable as point sources by the GRO satellite

    • Author Affiliations


      D. Bhattacharya1 2 3 G Srinivasan3

      1. Astronomical institute ’Anton Pannekoek, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 403, SJ Amsterdam - 1098, The Netherlands
      2. Centre for High Energy Astrophysics, NIKHEF-H, Kruislaan 409, SJ Amsterdam - 1098, The Netherlands
      3. Raman Research Institute, Bangalore - 560080
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