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Broadband polarimetry with the square kilometre array: A unique astrophysical probe

Gaensler, B M; Agudo, Ivan; Akahori, Takuya; Banfield, Julie; Beck, Rainer; Carretti, Ettore; Farnes, J.S.; O'Sullivan, S.P.; Rudnick, L; Seymour, N

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Faraday rotation of polarised background sources is a unique probe of astrophysical magnetic fields in a diverse range of foreground objects. However, to understand the properties of the polarised sources themselves and of depolarising phenomena along the line of sight, we need to complement Faraday rotation data with polarisation observations over very broad bandwidths. Just as it is impossible to properly image a complex source with limited u-v coverage, we can only meaningfully understand...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/154055
Source: Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array AA SKA14
Access Rights: Open Access

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