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Radiative processes in astrophysics

Author: George B Rybicki; Alan P Lightman; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2004] ©2004
Series: Physics textbook.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Radiative Processes in Astrophysics: This clear, straightforward, and fundamental introduction is designed to present-from a physicist's point of view-radiation processes and their applications to astrophysical phenomena and space science. It covers such topics as radiative transfer theory, relativistic covariance and kinematics, bremsstrahlung radiation, synchrotron radiation, Compton scattering, some plasma  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rybicki, George B.
Radiative processes in astrophysics.
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2004
(OCoLC)60534537
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George B Rybicki; Alan P Lightman; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9783527618170 3527618171 9783527618187 352761818X
OCLC Number: 212140606
Notes: Originally published: New York : Wiley, ©1979.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 382 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: RADIATIVE PROCESSES IN ASTROPHYSICS; CONTENTS; CHAPTER 1 FUNDAMENTALS OF RADIATIVE TRANSFER; CHAPTER 2 BASIC THEORY OF RADIATION FIELDS; CHAPTER 3 RADIATION FROM MOVING CHARGES; CHAPTER 4 RELATIVISTIC COVARIANCE AND KINEMATICS; CHAPTER 5 BREMSSTRAHLUNG; CHAPTER 6 SYNCHROTRON RADIATION; CHAPTER 7 COMPTON SCATTERING; CHAPTER 8 PLASMA EFFECTS; CHAPTER 9 ATOMIC STRUCTURE; CHAPTER 10 RADIATIVE TRANSITIONS; CHAPTER 11 MOLECULAR STRUCTURE; SOLUTIONS; INDEX.
Series Title: Physics textbook.
Responsibility: George B. Rybicki, Alan P. Lightman.

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Presents radiation processes and their applications to astrophysical phenomena and space science. This title covers such topics as radiative transfer theory, relativistic covariance and kinematics,  Read more...

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