Astrotomography: Indirect Imaging Methods in Observational Astronomy

Astrotomography: Indirect Imaging Methods in Observational Astronomy

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783662143179
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/21/2013
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , #573
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages: 434
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Doppler Tomography.- Mapping the Peculiar Binary GP Com.- H?-Emission Doppler Tomography of Long-Period Cataclysmic Variable Stars.- Doppler Tomography of the Dwarf Nova IY UMa During Quiescence.- Spiral Waves in Accretion Discs— Observations.- Spiral Waves in Accretion Discs— Theory.- Spiral Shocks in an Inviscid Simulation of Accretion Flow in a Close Binary System.- Imaging the Secondary Stars in Cataclysmic Variables.- Statistics of Isolated Emission Sources in Cataclysmic Variables.- Tomography of Polars.- Tomography of Magnetic Accretion Flows.- The Geometrical Configuration of Polars and Possible Reconstruction Artefacts of Eclipse Mapping Methods.- Spot Mapping in Cool Stars.- Imaging the Magnetic Topologies of Cool Active Stars.- Differential Rotation of Close Binary Stars: Application to HR 1099.- Magnetic Doppler Imaging of Chemically Peculiar Stars.- Stokes Imaging of the Accretion Region in Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables.- Doppler Images of the M Dwarf RE 1816 +541.- The Method of Spectra Disentangling and Its Links to Doppler Tomography.- Fourier Disentangling of Composite Spectra.- Doppler Tomography of Eclipsing and Non-eclipsing Algols.- Tomography of the Atmosphere of Long-Period Variable Stars.- Eclipse Mapping of Accretion Discs.- Physical Parameter Eclipse Mapping.- Applications of Indirect Imaging Techniques in X-ray Binaries.- Doppler Tomography of XTE J2123-058 and Other Neutron Star LMXBs.- Echo Mapping of Active Galactic Nuclei.- Echoes in X-ray Binaries: Mapping the Accretion Flow.

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