Late Stages of Stellar Evolution: Proceedings of the Workshop Held in Calgary, Canada, from 2-5 June, 1986

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  • ISBN-13: 9789401081962
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library Series , #132
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 426
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1. Observations of OH/IR and Mira Stars.- Infrared Observations of Radio Luminous OH/IR Stars (invited review).- High Spatial Resolution IR Observations of Evolved Stars (invited review).- Mira Variables and the Galactic Bulge Population (invited review).- Mass Loss From Red Giants: Infrared Spectroscopy (invited review) (abstract only).- Identification of Cool IRAS Sources.- The Period-Luminosity Relationship for Mira-Like Variables in the LMC.- Distances, Luminosities, and Shell Structures of OH/IR Stars (invited review).- High Resolution Radio Observations of OH/IR Stars (invited review) (abstract only).- Identification of OH/IR Stars from Color Selected IRAS Sources.- OH/IR Stars in the Galactic Centre.- 1612 Mhz Survey of Selected IRAS Point Sources.- The Kinematic Nature and Evolution of OH/IR Maser Sources.- A Search for Water Maser Emission from OH/IR Stars.- Non-Variable OH/IR Stars/ Very Young Planetary Nebulae?.- A Study of Dust Condensation Around M Mira Variables Based on IRAS LRS Observations.- Section 2. Observations of Carbon Stars.- Mass Loss from Carbon Stars — Observations of the CO Millimeter Wavelength Rotational Lines.- Interferometric Observations of Circumstellar Envelopes at Millimeter Wavelengths.- The Distribution of Carbon-rich Circumstellar Envelopes in the Milky Way.- IRAS LRS Spectra of Cool Carbon Stars: Clues of Carbon Star Evolution.- Millimeter Interferometer Mapping of HCN Toward CRL2688.- CO Observations of IRAS Sources with SiC Emission Features.- High-Sensitivity HI Observations of the Circumstellar Envelopes of— Orionis and IRC+10216.- CCD Observations of IRC +10 216.- Carbon Grains in the Circumstellar Envelope of IRC +10 216.- Complex Molecules in Carbon-Rich Circumstellar Envelopes (invited review).- Time Variation of Millimeter-wave Molecular Lines From CW Leo and o Ceti.- The Discovery of SO in Red Giant Circumstellar Envelopes.- VLA Observations of NH3 and HC7N in the Egg Nebula CRL2688.- The Rate of Mass Return to the Galaxy by Evolved Stars.- Section 3. Evolutionary and Theoretical Considerations.- Helium Shell Flashes and Their Consequences (invited review).- The Magellanic Clouds as a Testing Ground for Theories of the Late Stages of Stellar Evolution (invited review).- AGB Evolution in Shapley Constellation III.- Connective Overshooting in Horizontal Branch Stars (invited Review).- Asymptotic Giant Branch Evolution in the Magellanic Clouds.- Mixing at the Carbon-Hydrogen Discontinuity During the Dredge-up Phase in Low-Mass AGB Stars.- Nucleosynthesis in the MS and S Stars.- Nucleosynthesis by 14N Depletion During Shell He Burning in Massive Stars.- The Temperature and Luminosity of the Non-Mira M and S AGB Stars.- Section 4. Mass Loss and Late AGB Evolution.- Pulsation and Mass Loss for AGB Stars (invited review).- Evidence for Pulsationally Driven Mass-Loss from MIRA Variables.- Quantitative Technetium Abundances in the Long-Period Variables— Cygni and o Ceti.- Mira Atmospheres: Dynamical Structure and Mass Loss Mechanisms.- A Parameter Study of Terminal AGB Evolution.- Evolution and Pulsations of R CrB Stellar Models.- Broadband Multicolour Photometry of CH Cygni.- The Symbiotic System CH Cygni.- Radio Evidence for Variable Mass Loss from the Symbiotic Star RX Puppis.- AGB Stars in the IRAS Point Source Catalog: Their Nature and Their Galactic Distribution.- Evolution of the Infrared Spectra of AGB Stars.- The Evolution of Thermal Pulsing AGB Stars Derived from the Observations of OH/IR Stars.- Stellar Properties of OH/IR Stars.- Section 5. Young Planetary Nebulae.- Transition from Red Giants to Planetary Nebulae (invited review).- Mass Loss and the Transformation of AGB Stars into Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae (invited review).- The Initial-Final Mass Relation: Magellanic Cloud Data and the Thermal Pulsing — AGB Phase.- Mass Loss and the Formation of Multiple Shell Planetary Nebulae.- Infrared Emission from Young Planetary Nebulae (invited review).- Radio Observations of Young Planetary Nebulae (invited review).- Mass Loss from Nuclei of Planetary Nebulae.- Determination of Mass Loss Rates in Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae with the “SEI” Method.- Heavy-Element Enrichment in Planetary Nebulae.- Monochromatic Imagery of Some Small Planetary Nebulae with the CFHT Photon-Counting Camera.- The Expansion of NGC7027.- Visibility Analysis of Compact Nebulae.- A Wind-Shell Model for Radio Emission from Compact Planetary Nebulae.- Nonradial g-Mode Instabilities in Planetary Nebula Nuclei.- Wind-Blown Bubbles: The Evolution of the Complex Structure of NGC 6543.- Observations of Very Extended Planetary Nebulae Haloes.- The Structure and Kinematics of NGC 2440.- The Shaping of Planetary Nebulae.- Object Index.

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