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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Summary
3 The electron spectrum
4 Evidence for an injection bend
5 The cumulation factor
6 The attenuation factor
7 The illumination and limb-darkening factor
8 Broad band spectra: Radio and optical results
9 SN1998bw and GRB 980425
10 The normalization of afterglows
11 The parameters of the CB model
12 Hyperluminal CBs and radio scintillations
13 Conclusions
Appendix A: The slowdown of a CB
Appendix B: The synchrotron cooling break
Appendix C: Photoionization and recombination in the CB
Appendix D: Synchrotron and Bremsstrahlung self absorption
Appendix E: Emission of self absorbed radiations
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