Handbook of Pulsar Astronomy

Handbook of Pulsar Astronomy

by D. R. Lorimer
     
 

Radio pulsars are rapidly rotating, highly magnetized neutron stars. This comprehensive book brings together key observational techniques, background information and a review of the latest results, including the recent discovery of a double pulsar system. Useful software tools are provided to analyze example data, made available on a related website. The work will

Overview

Radio pulsars are rapidly rotating, highly magnetized neutron stars. This comprehensive book brings together key observational techniques, background information and a review of the latest results, including the recent discovery of a double pulsar system. Useful software tools are provided to analyze example data, made available on a related website. The work will be of great value to graduate students and researchers wishing to carry out and interpret a wide variety of radio pulsar observations.

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Review of the hardback: 'This is a book which is well-timed and well-written and deserves to be read by a wider audience than that at which it is aimed.' The Observatory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521535342
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/25/2012
Series:
Cambridge Observing Handbooks for Research Astronomers , #4
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

Duncan Lorimer is a Senior Royal Society Research Fellow at Jodrell Bank Observatory, University of Manchester.

Michael Kramer is a Reader in Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester.

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