ASTRON 200 - Radiative Processes in Astrophysics or return to Course Catalog Search
124966 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||Astronomy||Lars Hernquist|
|Term||Day and Time||Location|
|Spring 2017-2018 (show academic calendar)||MWF 11:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m.||Observatory A 101 (FAS)|
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Credit in Faculty of Arts and Sciences is equivalent to:
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.
Recommended: Physics 143a.
Open to seniors concentrating in Astrophysics or Physics. This course is offered each year.
|Eligible for cross-registration|
With permission of instructor/subject to availability
MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.