PHYS 988 (01) - High Energy Astrophysics

High Energy Astrophysics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 56832
One-semester course on the physical principles underpinning the field of high energy astrophysics. The first part of the course covers the underlying physical concepts, including radiation processes, particle acceleration processes, and accretion physics. The second part of the course includes more detailed discussion of the various astrophysical sources that can generate high energy radiations, including pulsars, X-ray binaries, active galactic nuclei, and gamma-ray bursts. An overview of important aspects of experimental methods is also provided.
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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 810
Instructors: Mark McConnell

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm DEM 238