Chapter 5. Bremsstrahlung

  1. George B. Rybicki and
  2. Alan P. Lightman

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618170.ch5

Radiative Processes in Astrophysics

Radiative Processes in Astrophysics

How to Cite

Rybicki, G. B. and Lightman, A. P. (2007) Bremsstrahlung, in Radiative Processes in Astrophysics, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618170.ch5

Author Information

  1. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471827597

Online ISBN: 9783527618170

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Keywords:

  • acceleration;
  • velocity;
  • frequencies;
  • integral oscillates;
  • electron density

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Emission from Single-Speed Electrons

  • Thermal Bremsstrahlung Emission

  • Thermal Bremsstrahlung (Free-Free) Absorption

  • Relativistic Bremsstrahlung