The Compact Radio Jets of 41 g-Ray Blazars: Statistics
Alan P. Marscher, Svetlana G. Marchenko, Jeremy Hallum, John R. Mattox
Ann E. Wehrle, Steven D. Bloom
We have completed a multi-epoch study of the compact radio jets of
41 g-ray bright blazars with the VLBA, mostly at 22 and 43 GHz.
Compared with the general population of bright compact radio sources,
the g-ray blazars have considerably faster apparent superluminal
motions. This indicates that the g-rays are more highly beamed
than is the radio emission, as expected either by the external Compton
or the synchrotron self-Compton model. We will present other statistical
properties of the sample.
This research was supported in part by NASA through several CGRO guest
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