Energy Transport in Radially Accreting White Dwarf Stars

Thompson, Alan McLure (1986) Energy Transport in Radially Accreting White Dwarf Stars. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

AM Herculis stars form a subclass of cataclysmic variables, the defining characteristic of which is that they possess a high degree of polarisation at optical frequencies. Physically they have two notable features. Firstly, the white dwarf star has a sufficiently high magnetic field (B ~ 10.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Astronomy
Date of Award: 1986
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1986-77426
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:08
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:08
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77426

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