This review covers selected developments in maser theory since the previous meeting, Cosmic Masers: From Proto-Stars to Black Holes (Migenes & Reid 2002). Topics included are time variability of fundamental constants, pumping of OH megamasers and indicators for differentiating disks from bi-directional outflows.
Astrophysical Masers and their Environments
- Pub Date:
- March 2007
- radiative transfer;
- accretion disks;
- cosmology: miscellaneous;
- Review presented at IAU symposium 242, "Astrophysical Masers and their Environments"