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A new associated excitation mechanism for interstellar masers
Author(s): Hanping Liu
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Paper Abstract

A new photo-excitation mechanism for masers of star-formation regions is presented, based upon the interaction between VUV photons and interstellar molecules. By using the mechanism, the unified interpretation of both H2O and OH masers can be argued, astronomical conditions can be satisfied.

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Date Published: 1 September 1996
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2778, 17th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for Science and New Technology, 2778A0 (1 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.2316049
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Hanping Liu, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2778:
17th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for Science and New Technology
Joon-Sung Chang; Jai-Hyung Lee; ChangHee Nam, Editor(s)

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