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ASTRON 200 - Radiative Processes in Astrophysics or return to Course Catalog Search

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SchoolDepartmentFaculty
Faculty of Arts and SciencesAstronomyRamesh Narayan
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2015-2016  (show academic calendar)MW   1:00 p.m. - 2:29 p.m.Observatory A 101 (FAS)
Credits
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Graduate

Description
This course offers a survey of radiative processes of astrophysical importance from radio waves to gamma rays. Topics include thermal and non-thermal processes, including bremsstrahlung, synchrotron radiation, and Compton scattering; radiation in plasmas; aspects of atomic and molecular spectra.

Prerequisite(s)
Recommended: Physics 143a.

Notes
Open to seniors concentrating in Astrophysics or Physics. This course is offered each year.

Exam Group
FAS08_A

 
Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

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