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Braking and bouncing

Kolb, U. (2002). Braking and bouncing. In: The physics of cataclysmic variables and related objects, 5-10 August 2001, Gottingen, Germany.

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Abstract

I discuss the case for an efficient orbital braking mechanism in CVs, and the effect of nova outbursts on the observed range of mass transfer rates. I review the continuing problem that models have in interpreting the short--period cut--off of the CV period distribution.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: ISBN:158381101X
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
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Item ID: 6079
Depositing User: Christopher Biggs
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014 10:27
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6079
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