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PHY3145 Topics in Theoretical Physics - Radiation Processes in Astrophysics

Dr J. Hatchell

Reference sheet for Lorentz Transform and 4-vectors.
Lecture 1 (pdf)
Radiation basics and radiative transfer
Lecture 2 (pdf)
Acceleration and radiation
Lecture 3 (pdf)
Relativistic modifications (part 1). Thomson, Compton and inverse Compton scattering.
Lecture 4 (pdf)
Relativistic modifications (part 2): superluminal motion, and particle-frame acceleration.
Lecture 5 (pdf)
Bremsstrahlung & Synchrotron spectra.
Homework sheet
Homework hints and answers
Revision aid
A self-test sheet for revision of this course

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