Radiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics by Gabriele GhiselliniRadiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics by Gabriele Ghisellini

Radiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics

byGabriele Ghisellini

Paperback | June 14, 2013

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This book grew out of the author's notes from his course on Radiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics. The course provides fundamental definitions of radiative processes and serves as a brief introduction to Bremsstrahlung and black body emission, relativistic beaming, synchrotron emission and absorption, Compton scattering, synchrotron self-compton emission, pair creation and emission. The final chapter discusses the observed features of Active Galactic Nuclei and their interpretation based on the radiative processes presented in the book. Written in an informal style, this book will guide students through their first encounter with high-energy astrophysics.
Gabriele Ghisellini is director of research at the Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera and a well-known expert on Active Galactic Nuclei.
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Title:Radiative Processes in High Energy AstrophysicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:147 pagesPublished:June 14, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319006118

ISBN - 13:9783319006116

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Table of Contents

Some Fundamental definitions.- Bremsstrahlung and Black Body.- Beaming.- Synchrotron Emission and Absorption.- Compton Scattering.- Synchrotron Self-Compton.- Pairs.- Active Galactic Nuclei.- References.