Astro 575: Radiative Transfer, Stellar Atmospheres, and Spectroscopy.
(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. years, offered Spring 2003.
Prereq: 405 or 505.
Radiative transfer with
applications to stellar interiors, atmospheres, and the interstellar
medium. Interaction of radiation and matter; line and continuum
processes. Statistical equilibrium. Line profiles. Interpretation of
stellar spectra: temperature, pressure, and abundance determinations.
Dynamic and extended atmos-pheres, chromospheres, coronae, and stellar