The Wolf effect and the redshift of quasars

  title={The Wolf effect and the redshift of quasars},
  author={Daniel F. V. James},
  journal={Pure and Applied Optics: Journal of The European Optical Society Part A},
  • D. James
  • Published 23 January 1998
  • Physics
  • Pure and Applied Optics: Journal of The European Optical Society Part A
We consider a simple model, based on currently accepted models for active galactic nuclei, for a quasi-stellar object (QSO or "quasar") and examine the influence that correlation-induced spectral changes ("The Wolf Effect") may have upon the redshifts of the optical emission lines. 
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