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Fundamental problems in astrophysics


Gómez de Castro, Ana Inés y Wamsteker, Willem y Barstow, Martin y Brosch, Noah y Kappelmann, Norbert y Kollatschny, Wolfram y de Martino, Domitilla y Pagano, Isabella y des Etangs, Alain Lecavelier y Ehenreich, David y Reimers, Dieter y González Delgado, Rosa y Najarro, Francisco y Linsky, Jeff (2006) Fundamental problems in astrophysics. Astrophysics and space science, 303 . pp. 133-145. ISSN 0004-640X

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Progress of modern astrophysics requires the access to the electromagnetic spectrum in the broadest energy range. The Ultraviolet is a fundamental energy domain since it is one of the most powerful tool to study plasmas at temperatures in the 3,000-300,000 K range as well as electronic transitions of the most abundant molecules in the Universe. Moreover, the UV radiation field is a powerful astrochemical and photoionizing agent. The objective of this review is to describe the crucial issues that require access to the UV range. A summary has been added to the end with a more classic view of UV needs by astronomical object type; this approach is followed at length in the rest of the contributions of this issue.

Tipo de documento:Artículo
Palabras clave:Active galactic nuclei; intergalactic medium; escaping atmosphere; fuse; gas; disk; absorption; redshift; hydrogen; carbon; UV astronomy
Materias:Ciencias > Matemáticas > Astronomía
Código ID:16009

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