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PHYS 561 High Energy Astrophysics I Select Term:
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.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 10
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -