Pulsar Wind Nebula Source ModelsΒΆ

Plot the evolution of the radius of the PWN:

"""Plot PWN evolution with time."""
import numpy as np
from astropy.constants import M_sun
from astropy.units import Quantity
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
from gammapy.astro.source import PWN, SNRTrueloveMcKee

t = Quantity(np.logspace(1, 5, 100), "yr")
n_ISM = Quantity(1, "cm^-3")
snr = SNRTrueloveMcKee(m_ejecta=8 * M_sun, n_ISM=n_ISM)
pwn = PWN(snr=snr)
pwn.pulsar.L_0 = Quantity(1e40, "erg/s")

plt.plot(t.value, pwn.radius(t).to("pc").value, label="Radius PWN")
plt.plot(t.value, snr.radius_reverse_shock(t).to("pc").value, label="Reverse Shock SNR")
plt.plot(t.value, snr.radius(t).to("pc").value, label="Radius SNR")

plt.xlabel("time [years]")
plt.ylabel("radius [pc]")

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