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Kembhavi, A. K. (Ajit K.)

Works: 9 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 650 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: QB860, 523.115
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Publications about A. K Kembhavi
Publications by A. K Kembhavi
Most widely held works by A. K Kembhavi
Quasars and active galactic nuclei : an introduction by A. K Kembhavi( Book )
14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive account of quasars and active galactic nuclei (AGN). The latest observations and theoretical models are combined in this clear, pedagogic textbook for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Researchers will also find this wide-ranging and coherent review invaluable. Throughout, detailed derivations of important results are provided to ensure the book is self-contained. Theories and models are critically compared with detailed and often puzzling observations from across the spectrum. We are led through all the key topics, including quasar surveys, continuum radiation, time variability, relativistic beaming, accretion disks, jet sidedness, gravitational lensing, unification and detailed, multi-wavelength studies of individual objects. Particular emphasis is placed on radio, X- and gamma-ray observations - not covered in depth in any previous book. All those entering into this exciting and dynamic area of astronomy research will find this book an ideal introduction
Starbursts : triggers, nature, and evolution : Les Houches School, September 17-27, 1996 by Haute-Savoie, France) Ecole d'été de physique théorique (Les Houches( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Starbursts are regions of unusually rapid star formation, often located in the central parts of galaxies. They differ from more normal regions of star formation in terms of the throughput of mass and the rapidity with which the gas is consumed. In the last twenty years, extensive observational data at most wavelengths have become available on starbursts, but many important issues remain to be addressed, observationally as well as theoretically. How are strong episodes of star formation triggered? What is the quantity of gas converted into stars during bursts? What is the initial mass function of stars in these events? How does the feedback from stars influence the interstellar medium and self-regulate star formation? What is the subsequent chemical and photometric evolution? How do starbursts rule the formation and evolution of galaxies? In recent years, many observational data at different wavelengths (optical, radio, infrared, X-ray) have become available. However, these observations are still fragmentary in the sense that different classes of objects have been observed in different ways, and the coverage is not consistently deep or complete. As a consequence, an overall observational picture of starburst galaxies is missing, and theoretical understanding and modelling have remained highly tentative. The purpose of the school Starbursts: Triggers, Nature, and Evolution was to gather theorists and observers with complementary approaches to the starburst phenomenon, in order to summarize the state-of-the-art of the observations and models, emphasizing the consistency of the various viewpoints
The universe : visions and perspectives by N Dadhich( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
This volume contains a number of essays by experts in areas of theoretical physics and astrophysics including cosmology, classical and quantum gravity, string theory and relativistic astrophysics. It will provide the reader with excellent reviews of current research in these frontier areas. Several of the essays emphasise alternative views of the Universe by leading astronomers and physicists who are known for their pioneering contributions. The volume is dedicated to Professor Jayant Narlikar, who has concerned himself with fundamental issues in cosmology and gravitation theory over a long and distinguished research career
Gravitation and cosmology : proceedings of the XV IAGRG Conference held at the North Bengal University, November 4-7, 1989 by IAGRG Conference( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Quasars and active galaxies by A. K Kembhavi( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This work provides an account of quasars and active galactic nuclei (AGN). It covers key topics, including quasar surveys, continuum radiation, time variability, relativistic beaming, accretion disks, jet sidedness and gravitational lensing
Non-standard cosmologies by Jayant Vishnu Narlikar( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Professor AKR, Professor Vaidya : a film on professor A.K. Raychaudhuri and professor P.C. Vaidya ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Gravitation and cosmology : 15th Conference : Papers ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Alternative Names
Ajit K. Kembhavi
Ajit Kembhave
Ajit Kembhavi
Kembhave, Ajit.
Kembhavi, A. K.
Kembhavi Ajit
Kembhavi, Ajit K.
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