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Session 62 - Workshop on the Future of Antarctic Astrophysics - II.
Topical, Oral session, Wednesday, June 10

[62.16] Very High Energy Gamma-Rays and Neutrinos from AGN

F. W. Stecker (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

The AMANDA experiment and its proposed extension called ICECUBE are being built and planned to search for astrophysical sources of neutrinos and gamma-rays, particularly in energy range above 1 TeV. Gamma-rays in the 1 to 10 TeV range from three BL Lac objects have already been detected by air-Cerenkov telescopes. Mechanisms have been suggested by which neutrinos in this energy range and beyond may be generated either in the jets or cores of such blazars and other AGN. We will discuss such mechanisms and the source fluxes of gamma-rays and neutrinos which may be produced by AGN as well as the event rates which may be achieved in the Antarctic detectors.

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