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      Galaxies: active; galaxies: jets; galaxies: nuclei; radio continuum: galaxies; galaxies: individual: 3C457, J0041+3224.

    • Abstract

       

      Relativistic and magnetized plasma ejected by radio loud AGNs through jets form the diffuse lobes of radio galaxies. The radiating particles (electron/electron–positron) in lobes emit in radio via the synchrotron process and X-ray via inverse-Compton scattering of cosmic microwave background photons. The thermal environment around radio galaxies emits X-rays via the thermal bremsstrahlung process. By combining information from these processes we can measure physical conditions in and around the radio lobes and thus study the dynamics of radio galaxies, including double–double radio galaxies.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      C. Konar1 M. Jamrozy2 M. J. Hardcastle3 J. H. Croston4 S. Nandi5 D. J. Saikia6 J. Machalski7

      1. Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, AS, Taipei 10617, Taiwan.
      2. Astronomical Observatory, Jagiellonian University, ul. Orla 171, 30244 Kraków, Poland.
      3. University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, UK.
      4. University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK.
      5. ARIES, Manora Peak, Nainital 263 129, India.
      6. National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, TIFR, Pune University Campus, Pune 411 007, India.
      7. 2Astronomical Observatory, Jagiellonian University, ul. Orla 171, 30244 Kraków, Poland.
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