Tag Archives: Opacity Project

The Opacity Project: computational methods

James Colgan Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA This viewpoint relates to an article by K A Berrington et al (1987 J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 20 6379–97) and was published as part of a … Continue reading

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Light element opacities of astrophysical interest from ATOMIC

James Colgan, D. P. Kilcrease, N. H. Magee, Jr, G. S. J. Armstrong, J. Abdallah, Jr., M. E. Sherrill, C. J. Fontes, H. L. Zhang, P. Hakel, and B. Damski (Los Alamos National Laboratory) We present new calculations of local-thermodynamic-equilibrium … Continue reading

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Photoionization, Photoexcitation, and Astrophysical Opacities: The Iron Project

Sultana N. Nahar (Astronomy Dept., Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 4210, USA) Presentation Radiation transport through astrophysical plasmas is carried out by photon absorptions and emissions by the elements in the plasma and gives a measure of the plasma opacity. The … Continue reading

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