Stock Image

Terahertz Astronomy (Hardcover)

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1466570423 / ISBN 13: 9781466570429
New Condition: New
From Speedy Hen LLC (Sunrise, FL, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 8, 2016

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 129.95
Price: US$ 117.03 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Bookseller Inventory # ST1466570423. Bookseller Inventory # ST1466570423

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Terahertz Astronomy (Hardcover)

Book Condition:New

About this title

Synopsis:

A Powerful Window into Cosmic Evolution

Terahertz (THz) observations of interstellar atoms, molecules, and dust serve as powerful probes of the conditions within the interstellar medium that permeates our galaxy, providing insights into the origins of stars, planets, galaxies, and the Universe. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach to the subject, Terahertz Astronomy explores THz astrophysics and the technologies that make this rapidly evolving field possible.

The first four chapters of the book discuss the origin and interpretation of THz light in astrophysical sources. The remaining five chapters present an overview of the technologies used to collect and detect THz light. Every chapter contains worked-out examples and exercises. The author explains each topic as intuitively as possible and includes the equations needed for real-life astrophysical applications.

In just a few years, the number of active THz researchers has substantially grown due to increased interest in terrestrial remote sensing at THz frequencies. This book provides researchers with both the background science and technology to interpret THz observations and design, build, and deploy THz astronomical instrumentation.

About the Author:

Christopher K. Walker is a Professor of Astronomy and an Associate Professor of Optical Sciences and Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona. He has over 30 years of experience designing, building, and using state-of-the-art receiver systems for THz astronomy. He is the author of numerous papers on star formation and protostellar evolution, a topical editor for IEEE Transactions on TeraHertz Science and Technology, and the principal investigator of the long-duration balloon project "The Stratospheric THz Observatory (STO)" funded by NASA.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Established in 2009 SpeedyHen has built up a reputation for its quick, reliable service. We strive to ensure that our products are competitively priced and available to you from stock. All of our orders are dispatched via trackable services for piece of mind. Our dedication to customer service has helped to establish SpeedyHen as one of the market leaders in online book & physical music retailing. Please take a look at our huge range. Help is available from our polite customer service team for any questions you may have.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

TBC


Shipping Terms:

All orders are dispatched within 2 business days via a trackable service.

All tracking numbers are uploaded when the order has been dispatched.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express