Atomic Physics Through Astrophysics

  • Alexander Dalgarno
Part of the Nato ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 143)


Astronomical environments encompass an extreme range of physical conditions of temperature, density, pressure and radiation fields and unusual situations abound. In my lecture, I will describe some of the objects found in the Universe and discuss the atomic processes that occur.


Solar Corona Blast Wave Active Galactic Nucleus Molecular Cloud Supernova Remnant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Dalgarno
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  1. 1.Harvard Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsCambridgeUSA

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