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Radiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics

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Radiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 157

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Lecture notes for a university course. Contents: Some Fundamental definitions; Bremsstrahlung and black body; Beaming; Synchrotron emission and absorption; Compton scattering; Synchrotron Self-Compton; Pairs; Active Galactic Nuclei.

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