Accretion: A collection of influential papers by A. Treves, L. Maraschi, M. Abramowicz

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Linear polarization studies have also been made of the continuum light of Ap stars (e. , see Leroy, 1995). 7 Polarization and Geometry The key attribute of polarization is the vectorial nature of the electromagnetic disturbances that is carried. The orientational properties that are encrypted in the 1 Introduction and History received flux relate to aspects of the source geometry, whether the light has a direct route, or is redirected towards the observer as a result of scattering. By teasing out the polarizational characteristics of the light from any object, the reduced information may lead to the determinations of astrophysical geometry which could not be ascertained by ordinary photometry.

With this instrument he detected circular polarization in the light of white dwarfs (Kemp, 1970a) and at the same time described (Kemp, 1970b) a new physical process of gray-body magneto-emissivity to explain the observed phenomena. As interstellar grains are birefringent, on entering a dust cloud, any initial linear polarization will be modified by differential phase changes to produce a circular component. Thus, circular polarization may be generated by the interstellar medium if the stellar line of sight contains complex dusty regions.

Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Stroudsburg, PA, USA. [3, 26] Tapia, S. (1977) Discovery of a magnetic compact star in the AM Herculis/3U 1809+50 System. ApJ, 212, L125–L129. [22] Thiemann, W. (1975) Life and Chirality Beyond The Earth. Origins of Life, 6, 475–481. [25] Thiessen, G. (1961) Über die Polarisation des Sternlichtes, die Strahlung der Sterne, Sowie Bemerkungen zur Galaktiscehn Struktur. Astr. Abh. , Vol. V, No. 9. [21] Tinbergen, J. (1996) Astronomical Polarimetry. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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