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Radio Recombination Lines: 25 Years of Investigation : Proceedings of the 125th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, Held in Puschino, U.S.S.R., September 11-16, 1989

Author: M A Gordon; R L Sorochenko
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1990.
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library, A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Reviews,, 163.
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Text no 1 Radio Recombination Lines (RRLs), discovered in the USSR in 1964, have become a powerful research tool for astronomers. Available throughout the radio spectrum, these lines carry information regarding the density, temperature, turbulence and velocity of thermal plasmas. Their very existance shows the presence of thermal gas. They also can carry information regarding magnetic fields if Zeeman splitting were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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All Authors / Contributors: M A Gordon; R L Sorochenko
ISBN: 9789400906259 9400906250 9789401067683 9401067686
OCLC Number: 840304181
Description: 1 online resource (312 pages).
Contents: General Reviews --
Postulation, Detection, and Observations of Radio Recombination Lines --
Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics: Rydberg Atoms in Atomic Physics and Quantum Optics --
Theory of Radio Recombination Lines --
Review of the Populations of Highly-Excited States of Atoms in Low Density Plasmas --
The Broadening of Radio Recombination Lines by Ion Collisions: New Theoretical Results --
Radio Recombination Lines from HII Regions --
High Resolution Radio Recombination Line Observations --
Radio Recombination Lines from Compact HII Regions --
Radio Recombination Line Emission from Ultra-Compact HII Regions --
Radio Recombination Lines at Millimeter Wavelengths in HII Regions --
Maps of the 64? Radio Recombination Lines in Orion A --
Estimate of Electron Densities in HII Regions from Observations of Pairs of?-Type Recombination Radio Lines --
Interferometric Observations of HII, CII, and H0 Regions in Orion B --
The Helium Abundance in the HII Region DR21 --
RRLs from Planetary Nebulae and Stellar Envelopes --
Radio Recombination Lines from Stellar Envelopes: Planetary Nebulae --
Radio Recombination Lines from Compact Planetary Nebulae --
Radio Recombination Line Maser Emission in MWC349 --
Recombination Emission from CII-Regions Around Be-Stars --
Low Frequency Recombination Lines --
Review of Decameter Wave Recombination Lines: Problems and Methods --
Low Frequency Radio Recombination Lines Towards Cas A --
Interferometric Observations of Carbon Recombination Lines Towards Cassiopeia A at 332 MHz --
Detection of Carbon Recombination Lines at Decameter Wavelengths in Some Galactic Objects --
RRLs from the Local Interstellar Medium --
Large-Scale Properties of the Galaxy --
Recombination Lines and Galactic Structure --
Study of the H166? Recombination Line in the Southern Milky Way --
Radio Recombination Line Imaging of Sgr A --
Limits of the Temperature and Filling Factor of the Warm Ionized Medium Towards the Galactic Centre --
Radio Recombination Lines from Extragalactic Objects --
VLA Observations of Recombination Lines from the Star Burst Galaxy NGC253 --
Conclusion of the Colloquium --
Radio Recombination Lines at 25 --
Indexes --
Author --
Citation --
Subject.
Series Title: Astrophysics and Space Science Library, A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Reviews,, 163.
Responsibility: edited by M.A. Gordon, R.L. Sorochenko.

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