Monthly Archives: January 2013

Effect of a High Opacity on the Light Curves of Radioactively Powered Transients from Compact Object Mergers

Barnes, Jennifer (1) & Kasen D. (1) ((1) University of California, Berkeley; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) The coalescence of compact objects is a promising source of detectable gravitational wave (GW) signals. The science returns from a GW detection can be … Continue reading

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Improved log(gf) Values for Lines of Ti II and New Titanium Abundances in the Sun and the Metal-Poor Star HD 84937

Wood, Michale (1), Lawler J. E. (1), Sneden C. (2) and Cowan J. J. (3) ((1) University of Wisconsin; (2) University of Texas; (3) University of Oklahoma) New atomic transition probability measurements for 364 lines of Ti II in the … Continue reading

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Iron Mining Eta Carinae’s Archived Spectra and Benchmarking Atomic Data

Urech Alexander (1), Bautista M. (1), Gull T. R. (2), Hartman H. (3) and Fivet V. (1) ((1) Western Michigan University; (2) NASA Goddar Space Flight Center; (3) Lund Observatory, Sweden) Fe II has proven to be one of the … Continue reading

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Assessment of atomic data: problems and solutions

Kanti M. Aggarwal & Francis P. Keenan (Astrophysics Research Centre, School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT71NN, Northern Ireland, UK) For the reliable analysis and modelling of astrophysical, laser-produced and fusion plasmas, atomic data are required for … Continue reading

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Uncertainties in Atomic Data and Their Propagation Through Spectral Models. I

M.A. Bautista (1), V. Fivet (1,2), P. Quinet (2), J. Dunn (3), T.R. Gull (4), T.R. Kallman (5), C. Mendoza (6) ((1) Department of Physics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, USA; (2) Astrophysique et Spectroscopie, Université de Mons UMONS, … Continue reading

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