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A search for polarization in radio recombination lines

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Abstract

We have attempted to detect linear polarization in carbon and hydrogen 76α radio recombination lines from the Hii region NGC 2024. The upper limits set by these measurements are briefly discussed.

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On leave of absence from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., U.S.A.

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Harwit, M., Churchwell, E. & Walmsley, M. A search for polarization in radio recombination lines. Astrophys Space Sci 66, 487–490 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00650020

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Keywords

  • Hydrogen
  • Recombination
  • Linear Polarization
  • Recombination Line
  • Radio Recombination Line