Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016
PHY 425 Astrophysics
4 hours; 4 credits
Applications of the major areas of physics in space-related fields. Random processes–the Boltzman and Saha equations and thermodynamic applications; relativistic effects–Poynting-Robertson drag and synchrotron radiation; Electromagnetic-Faraday rotation, plasmas, and Compton effect; Quantum-Ionized hydrogen spectra, cosmic masers, radiative transfer in stellar atmospheres.
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