Ultraviolet and X-Ray Spectroscopy of the Solar Atmosphere

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Juli 2008



Explores features of the Sun's atmosphere, for graduate students/researchers in astrophysics and solar physics.


1. The solar atmosphere; 2. Fundamentals of solar radiation; 3. Fundamentals of atomic physics; 4. Mechanisms of formation of the solar spectrum; 5. Plasma diagnostic techniques; 6. Ultraviolet and X-ray emission lines; 7. Spectrometers and imagers for observing the solar ultraviolet and X-ray spectrum; 8. Quiet Sun and coronal holes; 9. Active regions; 10. Solar flares; 11. Element abundances; Appendices; References; Index.


Professor Kenneth Phillips is Scientific Associate at the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, London, and specialises in solar physics and X-ray and ultraviolet spectroscopy. He is author of Guide to the Sun (1992) and has authored over 300 research papers. In 2010, he was awarded the Copernicus Medal of the Polish Academy of Sciences and in 2009, the Gold Medal of the University of Wroclaw, Poland, for collaborative projects with the solar group there. From 2002 to 2005, he held a National Research Council Senior Research Associateship at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and he worked for twenty-five years in the Space Science Department of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire. He has held honorary or visiting professorships at Queen's University, Belfast and University College London.
EAN: 9780521841603
ISBN: 0521841607
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Astrophysics'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2008
Seitenanzahl: 349 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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