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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 224, Issue 1–2, pp 583–584 | Cite as

Modelling interstellar water masers

  • J. A. Yates
  • M. D. Gray
  • D. Field
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Abstract

Radiative transfer calculations for interstellar H2O have been performed using accelerated A-iteration (ALI) techniques. The results show strong maser action from known maser transitions, as well as predicting new strong maser transitions forν > 1.5 THz.

Key words

Masers radiative transfer 

References

  1. Jones, K. N. and Field, D. and Gray, M. D. and Walker R. N. F.: 1994,ApJ, in press.Google Scholar
  2. Neufeld, D. A. and Melnick, G. J.: 1991,ApJ,368, 215.Google Scholar
  3. Yates, J. A. and Cohen, R. J. and Hills, R. E.: 1994,submitted to MNRAS. Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Yates
    • 1
  • M. D. Gray
    • 1
  • D. Field
    • 1
  1. 1.School of ChemistryUniversity of BristolBristolU.K.

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