The Resource The Chemistry of Cosmic Dust

The Chemistry of Cosmic Dust

Label
The Chemistry of Cosmic Dust
Title
The Chemistry of Cosmic Dust
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first book devoted to a study of the chemistry of cosmic dust, presenting current thinking on the subject distilled from many publications in surface and solid-state science, and in astronomy
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The Chemistry of Cosmic Dust
Publication
Note
  • 6.4 Response of Dust to Fast Particles
  • Description based upon print version of record
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  • net
Contents
  • Cover; The Chemistry of Cosmic Dust; Preface; Dedication; Contents; Chapter 1 -- Dust-Related Chemistry in Space; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Interstellar Dust -- A Brief History; 1.2.1 Observations; 1.2.2 Inferences; 1.3 Why is Dust Important; 1.4 What is in This Book; 1.5 The Interstellar Medium of the Milky Way; 1.6 Physical Units in This Book; Further Reading; Section I -- Defining the Chemical and Physical Nature of Interstellar Dust; Chapter 2 -- Remote Observations of Interstellar Dust; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Observational Phenomena Related to Interstellar Dust; 2.2.1 Interstellar Extinction
  • 2.2.2 Interstellar Polarization2.2.3 Spectroscopy in the Interstellar Medium; 2.2.3.1 Absorption Features in the Interstellar Extinction Curves in Diffuse Interstellar Gas; 2.2.3.2 Absorption Features in the Interstellar Extinction Curves in Dense Interstellar Gas; 2.2.3.3 Emission Bands in the Interstellar Medium; 2.2.4 Scattering by Dust Grains; 2.2.5 Continuum Emission; 2.2.5.1 Continuum Emission in the Far-Infrared; 2.2.5.2 Continuum Emission in the Visual and Near-Infrared; 2.2.5.3 Continuum Emission in the Centimetre Wavelength Range; 2.2.6 Depletions; 2.3 Conclusions; Further Reading
  • 4.4 Optical Constants of Dust AnaloguesFurther Reading; Section II -- The Formation of Dust and Its Evolution in the Interstellar Media of Galaxies; Chapter 5 -- Dust Formation in Stellar Environments; 5.1 The Origins of Interstellar Dust: Introduction; 5.2 Dust Formation in AGB Stars; 5.2.1 Elemental Abundances in the Atmospheres of AGB Stars; 5.2.2 Chemical Composition of the Stellar Atmosphere; 5.2.3 Dust Formation in the Stellar Outflow; 5.2.3.1 Nucleation; 5.2.3.2 Growth of Dust Grains; 5.3 Dust Formation in Supernovae; 5.3.1 Supernovae; 5.3.2 The Formation of Dust in Supernovae
  • 5.3.3 Injection of Supernova Dust into the Interstellar Medium5.4 Dust Formation in Novae; 5.4.1 Novae; 5.4.2 Dust Formation; 5.5 Conclusions; Further Reading; Chapter 6 -- Dust Evolution in the Interstellar Medium; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Disruption and Destruction of Dust Grains in Interstellar Shocks; 6.2.1 Model Predictions; 6.2.2 Implications for Surface Chemistry of the Jones et al. Model of Grain Destruction in Shocks; 6.3 Response of Dust to Electromagnetic Radiation; 6.3.1 Carbonaceous Dust; 6.3.2 Consequences of the Unified Model for Surface Chemistry
  • Chapter 3 -- Models of Interstellar Dust3.1 From Data to Models; 3.2 The model of Bruce Draine and His Collaborators; 3.3 Composite Dust Grains; 3.3.1 The "Unified" Model; 3.3.2 The "Holistic" Model; 3.4 Conclusions: Implications for Interstellar Surface Chemistry; Further Reading; Chapter 4 -- Laboratory Studies of Candidate Interstellar Dust Materials; 4.1 Terrestrial Replicas of Interstellar Dust Grains; 4.1.1 Structures of Silicates and Carbons; 4.2 Silicates; 4.2.1 Synthesis of Silicate Dust Analogues; 4.2.2 Processing of Silicate Dust Analogues; 4.3 Production of Carbon Dust Analogues
Control code
ocn932332355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782623694
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.b33779223
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932332355
  • rsc1782623698

Library Locations

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