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Very high energy emission from pulsar wind Nebulae

Abstract : Pulsar wind nebulae (PWNe) are extended structures of shocked relativistic particules powered by a pulsar at very high energy. Interaction between these particules and the surrounding medium produces very high energy photons emission. Observation by imaging Cherenkov telescopes system in an energy scale from about 100 GeV to 100 TeV, shows various morphologies, depending of many parameters : age, ambiant medium distribution, magnetic fields. H.E.S.S. experiment enabled to find out many sources, like Vela X or HESS J1825-137, usefull for morphology analysis. In this talk, I will present last results got with H.E.S.S. and implication with evolution model of PWNe.
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F. Dubois. Very high energy emission from pulsar wind Nebulae. Semaine de l'Astrophysique Française - Journées de la SF2A 2008, Jun 2008, Paris, France. ⟨in2p3-00325083⟩

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