AY 201 Fall 2009

Schedule


Week
Dates
Tuesday
Thursday




1
25, 27 August

The Electromagnetic Spectrum I
Slides
2
1, 3 September
The Electromagnetic Spectrum II & BlackBody Radiation
Radiative Transfer I
3
8,10
Radiative Transfer II
Slides
Radiative Transfer III
4
15,17
No Class
No Class
5
22,24
Scattering

Slides
Polarization
Slides
6
29 September, 1 October
Dipole Radiator
Thomson Scattering
7
6, 8
Brehmsstrahlung
Slides
Synchrotron Radiation I
Slides
8
13, 15
Synchrotron Radiation II No Class
9
20, 22
Inverse Compton I
Slides
Inverse Compton II
10
27, 29
No Class
No Class
11
3, 5 November
Plasma Effects
Slides
Einstein Coefficients
12
10, 12
Atomic Structure I -- Hydrogen-like Atoms
Slides
Atomic Structure II -- Spin
Slides
13
17, 19
Molecular Spectra
Slides
Masers
Slides
14
24, 26
No Class
No Class - Thanksgiving
15
1, 3 December
Dust
Slides
Summary
16
8, 10


17
15, 17
Final exams