Sultana Nurun Nahar (Nahar)

Publications: Reports on the OPACITY PROJECT & the IRON PROJECT


4) Chapter 7: "The Iron Project: Photoionization and Photoexcitation of Fe VII i Solar Opacity", S.N. Nahar, in "New Trends in Atomic and Molecular Physics Advanced Technological Applications", Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics 76 (Editor Man Mohan, Springer-verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-38167-6_1), p. 115-132

2) Chapter 3: "Solar Irradiance of the Earth's Atmosphere" (original version with figures), S.N. Nahar, in "Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia" (UN sponsored, Eds. R. Lal, M.V.K. Sivakumar, S.M.A. Faiz, A.H.M.M. Rahman, K.R. Islam, Springer-Verlag, 2010), p. 30-42

  • 114. ``Large enhancements in high-energy photoionization of Fe XVII and missing continuum plasma opacity", S.N. Nahar and A.K. Pradhan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 235003 (2016)

    110. ``A higher-than-predicted measurement of iron opacity at solar interior temperatures", J. Bailey et al...,S.N. Nahar, .. (22 authors), Letter, Nature 517, 56-59 (8 pages of Methods, 2015, doi:10.1038/nature14048)
    NPR news on Nature Lett: Scientists Bring The Sun Down To Earth To Learn How It Works", December 30, 2014

    97. "High Accuracy Radiative Data for Plasma Opacities", Sultana N. Nahar, Can. J. Phys. 89, 439-449 (2011)

    68. "Atomic data from the Iron Project LIX. New radiative transition probabilities for Fe IV including fine structure", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan, Astron. Astrophys 437. 345 (2005)

    63. "Resolution and accuracy of resonances in R-matrix cross sections", Franck Delahaye, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Hong Lin Zhang, J. Phys. B 37, 2585 (2004)

    56. "X-ray resonance opacity of oxygen and iron in AGN MCG-6-30-15", Anil K. Pradhan, Guo-Xin Chen, Franck Delahaye, Sultana N. Nahar, and Justin Oelgoetz, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 341, 1268-1271 (2003)

    18. "Atomic Data For Opacities Calculations. XX: Photoionization cross sections and oscillator strengths for Fe II", Sultana N. Nahar and Anil K. Pradhan J. Phys. B 27, 429 (1994)

  • 14. "Photo-excitation and Photoionization for Plasma Opacities under the Iron Project" (refereed review), Sultana N. Nahar, Proceedings of the 4th international conference on MTPR-10, {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research}, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, December 12-16, 2010 (Editor: Lotfia El Nadi, World Scientific, 2013), p.15-28

    11. "The Iron Project: RADIATIVE ATOMIC PROCESSES IN ASTROPHYSICS", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of the 3rd International conference on {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research (MTPR)}, Cairo University, Egypt, April 5-10, 2008 (Eds. Lotfia El-Nadi, World Scientific, 2011), p.19-29

    9. ``Accuracy of Stellar Opacitites and the Solar Abundance Problem", Anil K. Pradhan and Sultana N. Nahar, in proceedings of the symposium {\it Recent Directions Astrophysical Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiation Hydrodynamics} (in honor of Dimitri Mihalas's 70th birthday), Boulder Colorado, Mar 30 - Apr 3, 2009, p. 52-60 (American Institute of Physics, 2009)

    7. "Atomic Processes in Astrophysical Plasmas" (preprint), Sultana N. Nahar, in {\it CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF PHYSICS: 2005 HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF EINSTEIN~RS SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY and THE CENTENARY OF CURZON HALL}, University of Dhaka Press, Bangladesh (2006), September 12, 2006

    6. "NEW RADIATIVE ATOMIC DATA", Sultana N. Nahar, {\it Highlights of Astronomy}, Vol. 13, as presented at the XXVth General Assembly of the IAU - 2003 [Sydney, Australia, 13 - 26 July 2003]. Edited by O. Engvold. San Francisco, CA (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, ISBN 1-58381-189-3. XXIX + 1085 pp. 2005), p.668-671

    5. "Atomic Processes in Planetary Nebulae", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of {\it IAU Symposium 209 Planetary Nebulae: Their evolution and role in the Universe}, (Eds. S. Kwok, M. Dopita, R. Sutherland, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Publisher, 2003), p. 325

    4. "The Iron Project and Non-LTE stellar modeling", Sultana N. Nahar, Proceedings of Stellar Atmosphere Modeling} workshop, Tuebingen, Germany, April 8-12, 2002, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series 288, p. 651, 2003 (Eds. I. Hubeny, D. Mihalas, K. Werner, ASP, California, USA) Conference picture (SNN, front leftmost)

    3. "Photoionization, transition probabilities, and opacities", Sultana N. Nahar, in {\it Atomic Processes in Plasmas, Twelfth APS Topical conference}, Reno, Nevada, March 19-23, 2000, p.279, 2000 (Eds. R.C. Mancini and R.A. Phaneuf, AIP, Melville, New York)

  • 17. "The Iron Project and TIPTOPbase: Atomic data and opacities for astrophysics", Sultana N. Nahar, proceedings of {\it IAU Symposium 209 Planetary Nebulae: Their evolution and role in the Universe}, (Eds. S. Kwok, M. Dopita, R. Sutherland, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Publisher, 2003), p.335

    15. "Transition probabilities of heavy atoms and ions", S.N. Nahar and A.K. Pradhan, Abstracts of {\it Contributed Oral Papers and Poster papers from the 6th international colloquium on Atomic Spectra and Oscillator Strengths (ASOS6)}, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, August 9-13, 1998, p108 (1999)

    12. "The Iron Project (OSU): Large-Scale Computations of Atomic Data", H.L. Zhang, M.A. Bautista, S.N. Nahar, P. Romano and A.K. Pradhan, {\it NIST Special Publication 926, Poster Papers, International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and Their Applications}, September 29 - October 2, 1997 (ICAMDATA 97), (Eds. W.L. Wiese and P.J. Mohrs, NIST, Maryland, USA), p. 239

  • 3. Studying Our Star, the Sun, Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Astronomy Day Observation Blog, Ohio Supercomputer Center, Columbus, OH, May 10, 2014.
    - Linked at AstroAtom

    2. "Effect of Solar Radiation" (original), (printed), Sultana N. Nahar, Special maganize issue "Rupsi Bangla" of the 12th Noth American Bangla Literature and Culture Convention (NABLCC), Columbus, Ohio, August 6-7, 2010, p.84

    1. "MICHAEL JOHN SEATON, 1923-2007", Anil Pradhan and Sultana Nahar, American Astronomical Society Bulletin 39, No. 4, p.1081 (2007)

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