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PHYS 561 High Energy Astrophysics I 3 Credits
The interaction of high energy photons with matter: ionization, bremsstrahlung, Compton scattering, electron-positron pair production, Cerenkov radiation; photon spectra resulting from these processes; nuclear interactions, cosmic rays and their interactions in the atmosphere; dynamics and diffusion of charged particles in magnetic fields, synchrotron radiation, magnetic flux pinning, magnetic diffusion; gases and magnetic fields in the nterstellar medium, acceleartion mechanisms for charged particles, the energy spectra of electrons, protons and nuclei in the Galaxy.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2020-2021 High Energy Astrophysics I 3
Spring 2017-2018 High Energy Astrophysics I 3
Spring 2015-2016 High Energy Astrophysics I 3
Spring 2014-2015 High Energy Astrophysics I 3
Spring 2011-2012 High Energy Astrophysics I 3
Spring 2009-2010 High Energy Astrophysics I 3
Spring 2007-2008 High Energy Astrophysics I 3

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ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
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