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    • Galactic diffuse hot gas 

      Lei, Shijun (uga, 2010-12)
      Galactic diffuse hot gas of temperature ~10^6 K that constitutes most of the interstellar space remains the least well known component of the interstellar medium. We present in this dissertation two studies of the Galactic ...
    • Highly-charged ion collisions with atoms 

      Cumbee, Renata S (uga, 2016-08)
      Atomic collisions play a fundamental role in astrophysics, plasma physics, and fusion physics. In this dissertation, we focus on charge exchange (CX) between hot ions and neutral atoms relevant to a selection of astronomical ...