Radiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics
by Gabriele Ghisellini
Publisher: arXiv 2012
Number of pages: 157
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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