University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Ast 8001.001

Radiative Processes in Astrophysics

Session: Spring 2018 (1/16-5/04)
Instructor: Terry Thibeault (e-mail: tlfoley @
Instructor: Thomas W. Jones (e-mail: twj @
Time: 1115 MWF
Location: Tate Hall B55

Introduction to classical/quantum physics of electromagnetic radiation as it applies to astro-physics. Emphasizes radiative processes (e.g., emission, absorption, scattering) in astrophysical contexts (e.g., ordinary stars, ISM, neutron stars, active galaxies).

prereq: instr consent

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