Hot Thin Plasmas in Astrophysics

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Subjects:

  • Stars, interstellar matter,
  • Science,
  • Astrophysics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Congresses,
  • High temperature plasmas,
  • Plasma astrophysics,
  • X-ray astronomy

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NATO Science Series C:

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9096918M
ISBN 109027728127
ISBN 109789027728128

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The X-ray and UV emission from optically thin thermal plasmas is a common feature of many astrophysical systems. This type of emission occurs in the solar corona and in the coronae of other stars, in supernova remnants and in the hot interstellar medium, in normal galaxies and galactic halos, and in the intergalactic gas in : Roberto Pallavicini.

The X-ray and UV emission from optically thin thermal plasmas is a common feature of many astrophysical systems. This type of emission occurs in the solar corona and in the coronae of other stars, in supernova remnants and in the hot interstellar medium, in normal galaxies and galactic halos, and in the intergalactic gas in clusters.

This volume contains all but one of the lectures and seminars presented at the NATO Advanced Study Institute on HOI Thin Plasmas in Astrophysics held in Cargese, Corsica, from September 8 to 18, The meeting was planned in collaboration with the. NATO Advanced Study Institute on Hot Thin Plasmas in Astrophysics ( Cargese, France).

Hot thin plasmas in astrophysics. Dordrecht ; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Pallavicini.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: 1. Radiative Processes --Radiation from Hot, Thin Plasmas --Diagnostic Techniques for Hot Thin Astrophysical Plasmas X-Ray Instrumentation --Instrumentation for the Study of Cosmic X-Ray Plasmas --Systematic Errors in the Determination of X.

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Issue 4, p.(AN. Hot optically thin plasmas in astrophysics: Authors: Mewe, R. The study of hot thin plasmas in astrophysics is reviewed with particular reference to X-ray spectroscopy and the modeling of spectra to derive important information on the physical properties of the emitting regions.

Some of the methods are discussed by which spectral line. Raymond J.C. () Radiation from Hot, Thin Plasmas. In: Pallavicini R. (eds) Hot Thin Plasmas in Astrophysics. NATO ASI Series (Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences), vol Cited by: Astrophysics of hot plasma in extended X-ray sources 12−14 June European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) Villafranca del Castillo Madrid, Spain A conference organised by the European Space Agency XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre ABSTRACT BOOK Oral Communications and Posters Edited by Jan-Uwe Ness.

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