For a more extensive overview of astronomical polarimetry, see the book by Tinbergen () and the review by Keller (). Polarization formalisms. Astronomical use of polarimetry, and the necessary techniques, are discussed at some length in Tinbergen, The short paper below, though aimed at a. Astronomical polarimetry /‚Äč Jaap Tinbergen. Author. Tinbergen, Jaap. Published. New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, Content Types. text.

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Measurement of this polarized radiation is central to much modern astrophysical research. The book is rounded off with a number of useful case studies, a collection of exercises, an extensive list of further reading and an informative index. Published New York, N. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.

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These 2 locations in New South Wales: No eBook available Amazon. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Starting from first principles and a simple physical picture of polarized radiation, the reader is introduced to all the key topics, including Stokes parameters, applications of polarimetry in astronomy, polarization algebra, polarization errors and calibration methods, and a selection of instruments from radio to X-ray.

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