For a more extensive overview of astronomical polarimetry, see the book by Tinbergen () and the review by Keller (). Polarization formalisms. Astronomical use of polarimetry, and the necessary techniques, are discussed at some length in Tinbergen, The short paper below, though aimed at a. Astronomical polarimetry / Jaap Tinbergen. Author. Tinbergen, Jaap. Published. New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, Content Types. text.
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Astronomy Use of Spectroscopy Contents 1. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. May not be open to the public ; PA University of Sydney Library. Starting from first principles and a simple physical picture of polarized radiation, the reader is introduced to all the key topics, including Stokes parameters, applications of polarimetry in astronomy, polarization algebra, polarization errors and calibration methods, and a selection of instruments from radio to X-ray.
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Includes bibliographical references p. A description of polarized radiation 3. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.
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Account Options Sign in. Measurement of this polarized radiation is central to much modern astrophysical research. Cambridge University Press, Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 2. Polarization algebra and graphical methods 5.
This review of all aspects of astronomical polarization provides both an essential introduction for graduate students, and a valuable reference for practising astronomers.
Although this polarized radiation is usually only a small fraction of the total radiation, it often carries a wealth of information tinbdrgen the physical state and geometry of the emitting object and intervening material.
Skip to content Skip to search. This handy volume provides a clear, comprehensive and concise introduction to astronomical polarimetry at all wavelengths. Public Private login e.
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The book is rounded off with a number of useful case studies, a collection of exercises, an extensive list of further reading and an informative index.
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