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Courses - Fall 2017
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Radiative Processes
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of CMNS-Astronomy department.
Emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation by matter, with astrophysical applications. Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics: LTE, Boltzmann, and Saha equations; radiative transfer; atomic and molecular radiation; plasma radiation and transfer: bremsstrahlung, synchrotron emission, Compton scattering.