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Faraday rotation and the Galactic B field




tex2html_wrap_inline3922   The plane of polarisation makes many rotations
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Measure tex2html_wrap_inline4412 at many different tex2html_wrap_inline4414 , solve for R
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Unlike extragalactic sources, pulsars show no intrinsic Faraday rotation
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Observed R = Galactic ISM R
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   tex2html_wrap_inline4428
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Derive mean field along line of sight

Jon Bell
Thu Dec 19 15:15:11 GMT 1996