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Paper: AE Aquarii Continuum Emissions from Radio Low Frequencies to Infra-Red
Volume: 315, Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables (IAU Colloquium 190)
Page: 314
Authors: Abada-Simon, M.
Abstract: AE Aquarii radio flares are attributed to synchrotron optically thick emission from expanding plasma clouds, and the turnover frequency and the optically thin part of the synchrotron spectrum seem to be between the sub-millimetre and infra-red wavelengths. We present the various processes which may affect the synchrotron radiation at both very low (radio) frequencies and at higher energies, and what they infer on the properties of the radio flare source and its surroundings. We also envisage that both thermal and non-thermal emission processes may explain the puzzling spectrum of AE Aqr.
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