NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

The Role of VLBI in Astrophysics, Astrometry and Geodesy

Editors: Mantovani, Franco, Kus, Andrzej (Eds.)

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A masterly survey of the last 13 years of Very Long Baseline Interferometry, reviewed in light of the most advanced astronomical observations. Topics covered include: Nonthermal emission from extragalactic radio sources; Principles of synchrotron emission in relation to astrophysics; Theory of relativistic jets; Young, powerful radio sources and their evolution; Scintillation in extragalactic radio sources; Radio and optical interferometry; Radio polarimetry; Unified schemes; Deep fields; Tropospheric and ionospheric phase calibration; Supernovae; VLBI for geodesy and geodynamics.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • Radio Astronomy

    Pages 1-12

    Mantovani, Franco

  • Principles of Synchrotron Emission in an Astrophysical Context

    Pages 13-27

    Huege, T. (et al.)

  • Non-Thermal Emission from Extragalactic Radio Sources: A High Resolution - Broad Band Approach

    Pages 29-82

    Brunetti, Gianfranco

  • The Observational Properties of Blazars; Selection, Relationships and Unification

    Pages 83-91

    Browne, I. W. A.

  • Observing Blazars with VLBI

    Pages 93-106

    Porcas, R. W.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Role of VLBI in Astrophysics, Astrometry and Geodesy
Editors
  • Franco Mantovani
  • Andrzej Kus
Series Title
NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Series Volume
135
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-2406-1
DOI
10.1007/1-4020-2406-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1875-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1876-3
Series ISSN
1568-2609
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 414
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