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Department of Physics
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KVL / Klausuren / MAP 1st HS: 17.10  2nd HS: 12.12  sem.br.: 20.02  begin SS: 10.04

4020115117 X-ray Astronomy  VVZ 

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Mon 16-18
weekly NEW 14 1'10 (16) Gernot Maier
UE
Wed 8-9
14-day NEW 14 1'10 (16) Gareth Hughes

Digital- & Präsenz-basierter Kurs

Aims
Basic knowledge of the thermal and non-thermal X-ray Universe
Requirements
Basic knowledge in elementary particle physics
Structure / topics / contents
Introduction into X-ray astronomy; X-ray detectors; X-rays from the Universe (Sun, binary systems, black holes, diffuse background)
Fundamental physics with X-rays (e.g. tests of general relativity)
Assigned modules
P23.1
Amount, credit points; Exam / major course assessment
30 SWS, 5 SP/ECTS (Arbeitsanteil im Modul für diese Lehrveranstaltung, nicht verbindlich)
Active participation in the problem sessions; A certificate for 5 credit points can be achieved by solving problems at home
Contact
Gernot Maier (033 7627 7598)
Literature
Trumper, J.; Hasinger, G.. The Universe in X-Rays. Springer
Seward, S; Charles, P.. Exploring the X-ray Universe [Hardcover]. Cambridge University Press
Kolb, U.. Extreme Environment Astrophysics . Cambridge University Press
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