Advances in Astronomy and Space Physics, Volume 1 (2011)

Search for cyclotron absorptions from magnetars in the quiescence with XMM-Newton

M. G. Malygin1, D. A. Iakubovskyi1,2

1Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Glushkova ave., 4, 03127, Kyiv, Ukraine
2Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, 14-b, Metrolohichna st., 03680, Kyiv, Ukraine

In this work, we perform the detailed analysis of absorption features in spectra of magnetar candidates observed by XMM-Newton satellite. No significant line-like feature has been found. This negative result may indicate the possible presence of smoothing out the absorption features mechanisms.