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c Continuum and Spectral Lines
9.2 Equation of Radiative Transfer
d Physical Meaning of the Source Function
e Special Forms of the Redistribution Function
9.3 Moments of the Radiation Field
a Mean Intensity
b Flux
c Radiation Pressure
c Eddington Approximation
Problems
b Schwarzschild-Milne Integral Equations
c Limb-darkening in a Stellar Atmosphere
10.2 Gray Atmosphere
10.3 Nongray Radiative Transfer
10.4 Radiative Transport in a Spherical Atmosphere
11.1 Statistics of the Gas and the Equation of State
a Boltzmann Excitation Formula
b Saha Ionization Equilibrium Equation
11.2 Continuous Opacity
a Hydrogenlike Opacity
b Neutral Helium
c Quasi-atomic and Molecular States
11.3 Einstein Coefficients and Stimulated Emission
a Relations among Einstein Coefficients
11.4 Definitions and Origins of Mean Opacities
a Flux-Weighted (Chandrasekhar) Mean Opacity
b Rosseland Mean Opacity
c Planck Mean Opacity
11.5 Hydrostatic Equilibrium and the Stellar Atmosphere
12.1 Statement of the Basic Problem
12.2 Structure of the Atmosphere, Given the Radiation Field
12.3 Calculation of the Radiation Field of the Atmosphere
a Lambda Iteration Scheme
b Avrett-Krook Temperature Correction Scheme
12.5 Recapitulation
References and Supplemental Reading
13.1 Terms and Definitions Relating to Spectral Lines
13.2 Transfer of Line Radiation through the Atmosphere
Supplemental Reading
14.2 Natural or Radiation Broadening
a Classical Radiation Damping
c Ladenburg f-value
14.3 Doppler Broadening of Spectral Lines
a Microscopic Doppler Broadening
b Macroscopic Doppler Broadening
14.4 Collisional Broadening
a Impact Phase-Shift Theory
b Static (Statistical) Broadening Theory
14.5 Curve of Growth of the Equivalent Width
a Schuster-Schwarzschild Curve of Growth
b More Advanced Models for the Curve of Growth
c Uses of the Curve of Growth
a Two-Level Atom
b Two-Level Atom plus Continuum
c Multilevel Atom
d Thermalization Length
a Complete Redistribution
b Hummer Redistribution Functions
a Opacity Sampling
b Opacity Distribution Functions
16.1 Illuminated Stellar Atmospheres
b Equations of Transfer for the Stokes Parameters
b Flow of Radiation and the Stellar Wind
Index
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