Modeling galactic extinction

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Cecchi-Pestellini, C.; Mulas, G.; Casu, S.; Iatì, M. A.; Saija, R.; Cacciola, A.; Borghese, F.; Denti, P.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti
  • Journal: Atti della Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti : Classe di Scienze Fisiche (issn: 0365-0359, eissn: 1825-1242)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1478/C1V89S1P002
  • Subject: Science (General) | Q1-390 | Physics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We present a model for interstellar extinction dust, in which we assume a bimodal distribution of extinction carriers, a dispersion of core–mantle grains, supplemented by a collection of PAHs in free molecular form. We use state–of–the–art methods to calculate the extin... View more