A model for polarized OH masers

  • Malcolm D. Gray
2. Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 412)


A semi-classical theory of the propagation of polarized maser radiation through a medium containing an ambient magnetic field is described, including processes involving the overlap of maser lines. The treatment of the partially coherent maser radiation and the problems associated with a computational implementation of the theory are considered.


Master Equation Maser Line Stokes Parameter Zeeman Splitting Magnetic Quantum Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Malcolm D. Gray
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  1. 1.School of ChemistryUniversity of Bristol Cantock's CloseBristolUK

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