Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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High energy and space astrophysics (UNIGe)

PHYS-708

Lecturer(s) :

Neronov Andrii

Language:

English

Frequency

Every year

Remarque

Every year / Fall & Spring (Full year)

Summary

Acquisition of basic knowledge on emission processes relevant to high energy emission of cosmic objects. Acquisition of a broad knowledge of all types of high energy objects. General knowledge of a number physical processes relevant in high energy astrophysics.

Content

Processes generating photons (synchrotron radiation, Compton effect)
Sources of high energy radiations: neutron stars, black holes, quasars
Observation results both from ground based and space observations
Space mission overview
ESA scientific program

 

Lecturer : Prof. Andrii Neronov, Observatoire de Genève

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Multiple
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      High energy and space astrophysics (UNIGe)
    • Lecture
      56 Hour(s)

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German