High-Energy Spectroscopic Astrophysics

High-Energy Spectroscopic Astrophysics

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After three decades of intense research in X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy, the time was ripe to summarize basic knowledge on X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy for interested students and researchers ready to become involved in new high-energy missions. This volume exposes both the scientific basics and modern methods of high-energy spectroscopic astrophysics. The emphasis is on physical principles and observing methods rather than a discussion of particular classes of high-energy objects, but many examples and new results are included in the three chapters as well.Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy Steven M. Kahn, Peter von Ballmoos, Rashid A. Sunyaev Manuel GA¼del, Roland Walter ... But this is by no means a a€œuser manuala€. ... To make progress, we must complement our data analysis activities with direct involvement in laboratory astrophysics experimentation, andanbsp;...

Title:High-Energy Spectroscopic Astrophysics
Author:Steven M. Kahn, Peter von Ballmoos, Rashid A. Sunyaev
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-03-30


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