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Measuring magnetic fields near and far with the SKA via the zeeman effect

T. Robishaw ; J. A. Green ; G. Surcis ; Wouter Vlemmings (Institutionen för rymd- och geovetenskap, Radioastronomi och astrofysik) ; A. M. S. Richards ; S. Etoka ; T. L. Bourke ; V. Fish ; M. Gray ; H. Imai ; B. Kramer ; J. McBride ; E. Momjian ; A. Sarma ; A. Zijlstra
Proceedings of Science - Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array, AASKA 2014, Giardini Naxos, Italy, 9-13 June 2014 (1824-8039). (2014)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

The measurement of Zeeman splitting in spectral lines-both in emission and absorption-can provide direct estimates of the magnetic field strength and direction in atomic and molecular clouds, both in our own MilkyWay and in external galaxies. This method will probe the magnetic field in the warm and cold neutral components of the interstellar medium, providing a complement to the extensive SKA Faraday studies planning to probe the field in the ionized components.

Denna post skapades 2016-09-26.
CPL Pubid: 242297


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för rymd- och geovetenskap, Radioastronomi och astrofysik (2010-2017)


Astronomi, astrofysik och kosmologi

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