Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp L33–L36 | Cite as

Infrared spectra of small interstellar grains

  • W. W. Duley
Letters to the Editor

Abstract

It is shown that surface stresses in small particles will lead to a broadening and weakening of strong resonances in the infrared spectrum of interstellar dust.

Keywords

Dust Small Particle Infrared Spectrum Surface Stress Strong Resonance 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. W. Duley
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Research in Experimental Space Science and Physics DepartmentYork UniversityTorontoCanada

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