Raman-scattering of photons in the solar interior

V. N. Tsytovich, R. Bingham, U. de Angelis

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We reconsider the transport equation in the solar interior and calculate the effects on the opacity of photon scattering near the Raman resonance. Both spontaneous and stimulated scattering on thermal photons and thermal plasmons are taken into account, and changes in opacity (with respect to previous calculations) are calculated numerically and found to be negligible with respect to relativistic corrections to photon scattering.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-344
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Plasma Physics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1995


  • interior
  • opacities
  • opacity
  • raman
  • resonance
  • raman scattering
  • solar
  • transport
  • thermal photons
  • thermal plasmons
  • photon scattering


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