46th Saas-Fee Course
Lyman-alpha as an astrophysical
and cosmological tool
13-19 March 2016

46th "Saas-Fee Advanced Course" of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy (SSAA)

 

Lyman-alpha as an astrophysical and cosmological tool

13-19 March 2016, Les Diablerets, Switzerland

 

The lectures will be given in English by four internationally renowned astrophysicists:

Course 1:
Physics of the Hydrogen Lyman-alpha radiation transfer
Prof. Mark Dijkstra (University of Oslo)

Course 2:
Cosmological uses of the Lyman-alpha line in absorption
Prof. J. Xavier Prochaska (University of Santa Cruz)

Course 3:
Cosmological uses of the Lyman-alpha line in emission
Prof. Masami Ouchi (University of Tokyo)

Course 4:
Observations of Lyman-alpha radiation transfer effects in nearby galaxies
Prof. Matthew Hayes (University of Stockholm)

Organizing committee : Anne Verhamme (UNIGE), Pierre North (EPFL), Sebastiano Cantalupo (ETHZ), Hakim Atek (EPFL), Myriam Burgener Frick (UNIGE)


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