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The Crab Nebula.

Author: R D Davies; Francis Graham-Smith; International Astronomical Union.
Publisher: Dordrecht, Reidel, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Proceedings of IAU Symposium, No. 46, held at Jodrell Bank, England, August 5-7, 1970

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R D Davies; Francis Graham-Smith; International Astronomical Union.
ISBN: 9027701830 9789027701831
OCLC Number: 197467
Notes: "Symposium no. 46 held at Jodrell Bank, England, August 5-7, 1970."
The meeting on August 5 was on the University of Manchester campus and the meeting on August 6 and 7 was at the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank.
Sponsored by the International Astronomical Union.
Description: xix, 470 pages with illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Session 1 / Observations of the Crab Nebula.- 1.1 Optical Observations of the Crab Nebula.- 1.2 Dynamics of the Crab Nebula.- 1.3 The Electromagnetic Spectrum of the Crab Nebula.- 1.4 Searches for ?-Rays from the Crab Nebula and Its Pulsar.- 1.5 X-Ray Observations of the Crab Nebula.- 1.6 Upper Limit of the X-Ray Polarization of the Crab Nebula.- 1.7 Recent Results on the Search for 1011 eV Gamma Rays from the Crab Nebula.- 1.8 High Resolution Maps of the Crab Nebula at 2700 MHz and 5000 MHz.- Session 2 / Observations of the Crab Pulsar.- 2.1 Radio Observations of the Crab Nebula Pulsar.- 2.2 X-Ray Observations of NP 0532.- 2.3 Optical Observations of the Crab Pulsar, and Searches for Other Optical Pulsars.- 2.4 The Relation of the Low Frequency Source to the Crab Pulsar.- 2.5 Individual Radio Pulses from NP 0531.- 2.6 Pulsar NP 0532: Recent Results on Strong Pulses Obtained at Arecibo.- 2.7 Radio Observations of the Crab Pulsar at 408, 240 and 151 MHz.- 2.8 Time Variability of the Dispersion of the Crab Nebula Pulsar.- 2.9 Faraday Rotation of the Crab Pulsar Radiation.- 2.10 Timing of Optical Pulses from the Crab Nebula Pulsar.- 2.11 Timing Observations of the Crab Nebula Pulsar at the Arecibo Observatory.- 2.12 A Search for Variations in the Intensity of the Optical Pulses from NP 0532.- 2.13 Results of Optical Timing Measurements of the Crab Nebula Pulsar.- 2.14 Optical Timing of the Crab Nebula Pulsar NP 0532 (Abstract).- 2.15 Photometry and Polarimetry of the Crab Pulsar.- 2.16 Measurement of the Circular Polarization of Pulsar NP 0532.- 2.17 Search for Pulsed High Energy Gamma Radiation from NP 0532.- Session 3 / Observations of Other Pulsars.- 3.1 The Galactic Population of Pulsars.- 3.2 The Comparative Properties of the Pulsars.- 3.3 Polarization of Pulsars.- 3.4 Observations of Pulsar Spectra.- 3.5 Polarization Measurements of Other Pulsars at Jodrell Bank.- 3.6 Crab Pulsar Radiation Characteristics.- 3.7 Timing of the Pulsar NP 0527.- 3.8 Interstellar Scattering and the Pulse from the Vela Pulsar.- 3.9 Searches for Optical Pulsars.- 3.10 Results of a Search for Visible Pulsars.- 3.11 Magnetism in White Dwarfs.- 3.12 Optical Pulsar in NGC 4254 (Summary).- Session 4 / Relation of Crab Nebula to Other Supernova Remnants.- 4.1 Comments on Supernova Remnants and Ancient Novae.- 4.2 Radio Emission from Supernova Remnants.- 4.3 Cassiopeia A - the Youngest Known Galactic Supernova Remnant.- 4.4 The Secular Behavior of X-Ray and Radio Emission from Supernova Remnants.- 4.5 Pulsars and Close Binary Systems.- Session 5 / Physics of the Crab Nebula.- 5.1 Plasma Interactions in the Crab Nebula.- 5.2 Radio Polarization of the Crab Nebula.- 5.3 Transfer of Energy to the Crab Nebula Following the Spin-Up of the Pulsar.- 5.4 Radiative Ionization of the Filaments in the Crab Nebula.- 5.5 Synchrotron Radiation in High Magnetic Fields.- Session 6 / Physics of the Neutron Star.- 6.1 Physics of the Neutron Star.- 6.2 General Relativistic Theory of Rotating Neutron Stars - A Review.- 6.3 Dynamical Stability of Neutron Stars.- 6.4 Models of Rotating Neutron Stars in General Relativity.- 6.5 The Effects of Nuclear Forces on the Maximum Mass Limit of Neutron Stars.- 6.6 Nuclear Forces in High Density Matter.- 6.7 Periodicity and Luminosity of the 'Pulsar' Model of Quasars.- 6.8 Multiple Pulsar Ejection in Supernova Events.- 6.9 Emission of Gravitational Waves from the Pulsar (Summary).- 6.10 Young Pulsars - Pulsed Neutron Sources.- Session 7 / Energy Considerations and the Electrodynamic Link between the Pulsar and the Nebula.- 7.1 Relationship between Pulsar and Nebula.- 7.2 A Magnetic Dipole Model for the Crab Explosion (Summary).- 7.3 Physical Processes and Parameters in the Magnetosphere of NP 0532.- 7.4 The Non-Thermal Continuum from the Crab Nebula: the 'Synchro-Compton' Interpretation.- 7.5 Maser Theory of Pulsar Radiation.- Session 8 / Radiation Mechanisms of the Pulsar.- 8.1 The Radiation Mechanism in Pulsars.- 8.2 Pulsar Models and Radiation Properties (Summary).- 8.3 Low Mode Coherent Synchrotron Radiation and Pulsar Models.- 8.4 Radiation from Pulsars.- 8.5 Radiation Beaming in Pulsars.- 8.6 Low-Frequency Cutoffs in Synchrotron Spectra and the Optical Spectrum of NP 0532.- 8.7 Pulsar (and X-Star) Emission from the Magnetosphere of a Collapsed Star.
Responsibility: Ed. by R.D. Davies and F.G. Smith.

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