Hot Thin Plasmas in Astrophysics [E-Book] / edited by Roberto Pallavicini.
Pallavicini, Roberto, (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1988
XIII, 434 p. online resource.
NATO ASI Series, Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences ; 249
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Radiative Processes
  • Radiation from Hot, Thin Plasmas
  • Diagnostic Techniques for Hot Thin Astrophysical Plasmas
  • 2. X-Ray Instrumentation
  • Instrumentation for the Study of Cosmic X-Ray Plasmas
  • Systematic Errors in the Determination of X-Ray Spectrum Parameters and the Calibration of Space Experiments
  • 3. Solar and Stellar Coronae
  • The Solar Corona
  • Ultraviolet Stellar Spectroscopy
  • X-Ray Emission from Normal Stars
  • Some Exos at Results on Stellar Coronae
  • The Magnetic Fields on Cool Stars and Their Correlation with Chromospheric and Coronal Emission
  • Re-Analysis of the Coronal Emission from Rs Cvn Type Binaries
  • 4. Related Optically-Thick Stellar Sources
  • High Resolution Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy of Hot White Dwarfs
  • Pulsating White Dwarfs
  • Radiation from Gas Envelopes around Be Stars
  • 5. Supernova Remnants and the Hot Interstellar Medium
  • X-Ray Observations of Hot Thin Plasma in Supernova Remnants
  • The Hot Interstellar Medium: Observations
  • Theory of Supernova Remnants and the Hot Interstellar Medium
  • 6. Galaxies and Galactic Halos
  • Observations of Galaxies and Galactic Halos
  • A Theoretical Understanding of Hot Gas around Galaxies
  • Ram Pressure Stripping and Galactic Fountains
  • 7. Clusters of Galaxies
  • X-Ray Observations of Clusters of Galaxies
  • Theory of Intracluster Gas
  • Intergalactic Plasma in Clusters: Evolution
  • Exosat Observations of the Virgo Cluster
  • 8. Future X-Ray Missions
  • First Results from Ginga
  • The Rosat Mission
  • The Wide Held Camera for Rosat: Observing Stars
  • The Sax X-Ray Astronomy Mission
  • The Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility
  • The Xmm Mission
  • The Ussr Space Astronomy Programme
  • Future Space Astronomy Programme of Japan.