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Author Chitre, S. M. ♦ Narlikar, J. V. ♦ Kapoor, R. C.
Source Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics
Subject Keyword Blueshift ♦ Gravitational searchlight
Description It is shown that a photon emitted in the forward direction by a charged particle moving in an equatorial circular orbit centred on a highly collapsed mass M, the radius being slightly in excess of one and a half times the Schwarzschild radius, is strongly blueshifted when it arrives at a distant receiver. A ring shaped emitting region composed of such orbiting particles has a power law spectrum of the formdν/ν as seen by a distant stationary observer.
ISSN 15729532
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Institution Plenum Publishing Corporation
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