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White Dwarfs by G. Vauclair

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop 'Seventh European Workshop on White Dwarfs', Toulouse, France, September 3-5, 1990

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401054232
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/23/2012
Series: Nato Science Series C: Series , #336
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 466
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1-Pre-White Dwarf Evolution and White Dwarf Cooling.- New pre-white dwarf evolutionary tracks.- Influence of the phase diagram in the cooling of white dwarfs.- PG1159 stars and the PNN-white dwarf connection.- Analysis of the soft X-ray data from the central star of NGC 7293.- Planetary Nebulae Nuclei with white dwarf spectra.- Atmospheric parameters of subluminous B stars.- White dwarf space densities and birth rates reconsidered.- A spectroscopic determination of the mass distribution of DA white dwarfs.- The age and formation of the Galaxy : clues from the white dwarf luminosity function.- Early results from the ROSAT Wide Field Camera.- The stellar component of the Hamburg Schmidt Survey.- White dwarfs in the Hamburg Schmidt Survey.- 2-Asteroseismology of White Dwarfs.- Asteroseismology of white dwarf stars with the Whole Earth Telescope.- A measurement of the evolutionary timescale of the cool white dwarf G117-B15A with WET.- On the interpretation of the dP/dt measurement in G117-B15A.- The boundaries of the ZZ Ceti instability strip.- Long term variations in ZZ Cetis : G191-16 and HL Tau 76.- Predicting the white dwarf light curves.- A wavelet analysis of the ZZ Ceti star G191 16.- An adiabatic survey for ZZ Ceti stars based on a finite element code.- A study of period change rates in post-AGB stars I. PG 1159-035.- Nonadiabatic nonradial pulsations for DAV white dwarf stars.- 3-Atmospheres and Envelopes.- NLTE Analysis of four PG1159 stars.- A search for trace amounts of hydrogen in DB stars.- Abundances of trace heavy elements in hot DA white dwarfs.- New results on radiative forces on iron in hot white dwarfs.- The effective temperature of the DBV’s, and the sensitivity of DB model atmospheres to input physics.- The modified hydrostatic equilibrium equations for stratified high gravity stellar atmospheres.- The DBAQ G35-26.- LP 790-29 : preliminary model atmospheres for this strongly polarized carbon white dwarf.- Some effect of the UV radiation from white dwarfs on the accretion of interstellar hydrogen.- Convection in white dwarfs : application of CM theory to helium envelope WDs.- Abundances in cool DZA and DAZ white dwarfs : new results using laboratory damping constants.- Evidence for fractionated accretion of metals on cool white dwarfs.- A new look at old friends : 40 Eri B and GD 323.- The Lyman Alpha line wing in hydrogen-rich white dwarf atmospheres.- Atmospheric parameters for DA white dwarfs in the vicinity of the ZZ Ceti instability strip.- Space Telescope observations of white dwarf stars.- 4-White Dwarfs in Binaries.- A deep spectroscopic survey of white dwarfs in common proper motion binaries.- Double degenerate common proper motion binaries.- Close binary white dwarfs.- New results on cataclysmic variable white dwarfs.- Whole Earth Telescope observations of the interacting white dwarf binary system AM CVn : first results.- IUE observations of V803 Cen in high and low states.- Whole Earth Telescope observations of PG1346+082.- On the origin of LMXRBS : the ONEMG case.

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