Using 𝛾-ray band data detected by Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) and X-ray band data for 78 blazars, we find a medium correlation between X-ray and 𝛾-ray fluxes in the average state. A medium anticorrelation is also found between X-ray (1 KeV) mean spectral index 𝛼𝑥 and 𝛾-ray mean spectral index 𝛼𝛾 for blazars. Our results suggest that the most likely radiation mechanism for the high energy 𝛾-ray would be SSC. And that the 𝛾-ray emission mechanism may be somewhat different for BL Lacs and FSRQs.
Volume 40 | Issue 5
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