AST1440: Radiation Processes   (Spring 2008)     


a list of useful papers


Here is a list of papers that contain the essence of various radiation processes, or their (relatively straightfoward) applications.

1.

Hildebrand

1983QJRAS..24..267

The Determination of Cloud Masses and Dust Characteristics from Submillimetre Thermal Emission

2.

Adams, Lada & Shu

1987ApJ...312..788

Spectral evolution of young stellar objects

3.

Press & Ribicki

1993ApJ...418..585

Properties of High-Redshift Lyman-Alpha Clouds. II. Statistical Properties of the Clouds

4.

Hollenbach,  Johnstone, Lizano & Shu

1994ApJ...428..654

Photoevaporation of disks around massive stars and application to ultracompact H II regions

5.

Hollenbach & McKee

1989ApJ...342..30

Molecule formation and infrared emission in fast interstellar shocks. III - Results for J shocks in molecular clouds

6.

Castor, Abbott & Klein

1975ApJ...195..157

Radiation-driven winds in Of stars

7.

Penzias & Wilson

1965ApJ...142..419

A Measurement of Excess Antenna Temperature at 4080 Mc/s.

8.

Menzel

1937ApJ....85..330

Physical Processes in Gaseous Nebulae. I. absorption and emission of radiation

9.

Stromgren

1939ApJ....89..526

The Physical State of Interstellar Hydrogen

10.

Bates & Spitzer

1951ApJ...113..441

The Density of Molecules in Interstellar Space

11.

Gunn & Peterson

1965ApJ...142.1633

On the Density of Neutral Hydrogen in Intergalactic Space

12.

Goldreich & Kwan

1974ApJ...191...93

Astrophysical Masers. V. Pump Mechanism for h, O Masers

13.

Chiang et al .

2001ApJ...547.1077

Spectral Energy Distributions of Passive T Tauri and Herbig Ae Disks: Grain Mineralogy, Parameter Dependences, and Comparison with Infrared Space Observatory LWS Observations

14.

Zaldarriaga, Furlanetto & Hernquist

2004ApJ...608..622

21 Centimeter Fluctuations from Cosmic Gas at High Redshifts

15.

Ostriker & Silk

1973ApJ...184L.113

Dust Cooling of Hot Gas

16.

Chiang & Goldreich

1997ApJ...490..368

Spectral Energy Distributions of T Tauri Stars with Passive Circumstellar Disks

17.

Draine & Lazarian

1998ApJ...508..157

Electric Dipole Radiation from Spinning Dust Grains

18.

Bahcall & Wolf

1968ApJ...152..701

Fine-Structure Transitions

19.

Wolfe, Gawiser & Prochaska

2005ARA&A..43..86

Damped Ly α Systems

20.

Miyake & Nakagawa

1993Icar..106...20

Effects of particle size distribution on opacity curves of protoplanetary disks around T Tauri stars

21

Thompson & Duncan

1995MNRAS.275..255

The soft gamma repeaters as very strongly magnetized neutron stars - I. Radiative mechanism for outbursts

22

Zeldovich & Sunyaev

1969Ap&SS...4..301

The Interaction of Matter and Radiation in a Hot-Model Universe

23

Smoot

1999ASPC..181...61

CMB Synchrotron Foreground

24

Sunyaev & Zeldovich

1972CoASP...4..173

The Observations of Relic Radiation as a Test of the Nature of X-Ray Radiation from the Clusters of Galaxies

25

Sari, Piran & Narayan

1998ApJ...497L..17

Spectra and Light Curves of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows

26

Panagia & Felli

1975A&A....39....1

The spectrum of the free-free radiation from extended envelopes

27

Marek, Begelman & Rees

1994ApJ...421..153

Comptonization of diffuse ambient radiation by a relativistic jet: The source of gamma rays from blazars?

28

Holt & McCray

1982ARA&A..20..323

Spectra of cosmic X-ray sources

29

Hu

ArXiv0802.3688

Lecture Notes on CMB Theory: From Nucleosynthesis to Recombination

30

Hollenbach & Tielens

1999RvMP...71..173H

Photodissociation regions in the interstellar medium of galaxies

31

Gaensler & Slane

2006ARA&A..44...17G

The Evolution and Structure of Pulsar Wind Nebulae

32

Carlstrom, Holder & Reiss

2002ARA&A..40..643C

Cosmology with the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect