Ay121: Radiative processes


Fall 2012

Instructor: Christian Ott (cott@tapir.caltech.edu)

                 Gregg Hallinan (gh@astro.caltech.edu)


TA: Yi Cao (ycao@astro.caltech.edu)

Textbook: Radiative Processes in Astrophysics (Rybicki & Lightman)

Reference: Tony Readhead’s notes

                   Physics of Astrophysics I: Radiation (Shu)

                   High-Energy Astrophysics (Longair)

Course hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00-11:30am

                        Friday, 10:00-11:30am for make-up if necessary

Office Hour: 4:00-5:00pm every Tuesday at Cahill 211

Homework: Due every Thursday

Oral mid-term exam: Pass/Fail

course project: due 12/12

Grades: 70% Homework + 30% course project (mandatory)