Modelling interstellar water masers
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 wordsMasers radiative transfer
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