Browsing by Subject "radiative transfer"
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(2006-08-18)Recent observations of surface emission from isolated neutron stars (NSs) provide unique challenges to theoretical modeling of thermal radiative processes. We construct models of thermal emission from strongly magnetized ...
(Section 5.4 is being published by The Astrophysical Journal, 2006)This dissertation describes an attempt to detect water in the atmosphere of the extrasolar planet HD209458b using transit spectroscopy. It first discusses the importance of water detection and reviews the state of knowledge ...