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Pulsar astronomy / Andrew Lyne, Francis Graham-Smith.

Author/Creator:
Lyne, A. G.
Edition:
4th ed.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series:
Cambridge astrophysics series; 48.
Cambridge astrophysics series ; 48
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxvii, 345 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Subjects:
Pulsars.
Contents:
1. The discovery of pulsars
2. Neutron stars
3. Telescopes and techniques
4. The distances of the pulsars
5. Pulsar timing
6. Timing and astrometry of binary pulsars
7. Timing irregularities
8. The galactic population of pulsars
9. The Crab and Vela pulsars
10. Other young pulsars
11. Millisecond and binary pulsars
12. Accretion-powered X-ray pulsars
13. Magnetars
14. Supernovae and their remnants
15. Integrated pulse profiles
16. Individual pulses
17. Location of emitting regions
18. Radiation processes
19. The emission mechanisms
20. Interstellar scintillation and scattering
21. The interstellar magnetic field
22. Achievements and prospects.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Craig M. Merrihue Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Graham-Smith, Francis, 1923-
Cambridge University Press
Craig M. Merrihue Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780511844584 (electronic bk.)
0511844581 (electronic bk.)
9781107010147 (hardback)
1107010144 (hardback)
Publisher Number:
99984068222
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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