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Close Binary Stars : Proceeding of the I.A.U. Symposium, No. 88, Toronto, Canada, Aug. 7-10, 1979 :  Proceeding of the I.A.U. Symposium, No. 88, Toronto, Canada, Aug. 7-10, 1979 - M. J. Plavec

Close Binary Stars : Proceeding of the I.A.U. Symposium, No. 88, Toronto, Canada, Aug. 7-10, 1979

Proceeding of the I.A.U. Symposium, No. 88, Toronto, Canada, Aug. 7-10, 1979

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Proceedings of the IAU Symposium No. 88 held in Toronto, Canada, August 7-10, 1979979

I. General Reviews and Surveys.- Introductory Address.- The Formation of Close Binaries.- Statistical Investigation of Spectroscopic Binary Stars.- The Period Distribution of Close Binary Systems.- Rotation in Close Binaries.- Binarity as a Factor in Stellar Radio Emission.- Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of Binary Systems.- Observations of Spectroscopic Binaries with a Solid-State Detector.- Hydrogen-Line Photometry of Close Binaries.- Polarimetry of Close Binary Systems: Observations and Interpretations.- The Effect of Orbital Eccentricity on Polarimetric Binary Diagnostics.- A New Method of Light Curve Analysis: Application to V 444 Cygni.- II. Detached Systems.- Determination of Absolute Dimensions of Main Sequence Binaries.- Observed Period Changes in Detached Binary Systems.- Surface Distribution of Chemical Anomalies of Ap Components in Detached Close Binaries.- III. Mass Transfer and Mass Loss - Theory.- Close Binaries Before and After Mass Exchange: A Comparison of Observations through Theoretical Computations.- Evolution of Intermediate Mass Close Binaries.- The Evolution of Massive Close Binary Systems: Estimates of the Parameters Governing Mass- and Angular Momentum Loss.- Mass Transfer between Binary Stars.- On the Onset of Contact in Early-Type Binaries.- Evolution of Early-Type Contact Binaries.- Formation of Luminous Contact Binaries by Rapid Accretion onto White Dwarfs.- Do Blue Stragglers Form by Common Envelope Evolution?.- The Evolution of Pre-Main Sequence Close Binaries.- Cataclysmic Variables, Hubble-Sandage Variables, and ? Carinae.- IV. Massive Binary Systems.- Anomalous Mass Ratios in 0 - Star Binaries.- Observational and Evolutionary Aspects of Wolf-Rayet Stars.- Observations of Wolf-Rayet Binaries.- Wolf-Rayet Binaries.- HD 192641 and HD 193077: Two Single, Hydrogen-Rich Wolf-Rayets?.- The Interpretation of Light Curves ?? 2460 - 35 000 A of the Eclipsing Wolf-Rayet Binary V 444 Cgyni.- Mass Flow Analysis of the Ultraviolet Spectrum of UW Canis Majoris.- The Be Star ? Persei.- V. Algol and Algols.- Spectroscopic Orbits of Algols: A Progress Report.- Mass Loss and Mass Transfer in Algols.- Accretion and Chemical Structure of Algols.- What Do We Know About Algol?.- Abundance of Sodium in the Atmospheres of Algol A and B.- Rotation of the Primary Component of Algol.- H? Emission Line Profiles in the Spectrum of Algol.- On the Location of Radio and X-Ray Emission in the Algol System.- Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of RW Tauri and X Persei.- IUE Ultraviolet Spectra of the Interacting Binary U Cephei.- Transient Disks and Mass Transfer in U Cephei.- Polarization Observations of U Cephei.- IUE Observations,of Long Period Eclipsing Binaries: A Study of Accretion onto Non-Degenerate Stars.- On the Existence of Double-Contact Binaries.- Structure of the Gaseous Disk in RX Cas.- IUE Observations of the Peculiar Binary Systems ? Lyrae and ? Sagittarii.- H? Observations of Algol-Type Interacting Binary Systems.- Ultraviolet Observations of Close Binary Stars.- Narrow Band Photometry and Observable Effects in Algol-Type Systems.- On the Location of Gas Streams in Algol Systems.- VI. X-Ray Binaries.- X-Ray Binary Systems.- Non-Conservative Mass Exchange and Origin of X-Ray Close Binaries.- Thermonuclear Burning in the Envelope of an Accreting Neutron Star.- Are Most of X-Ray Binaries Recurrent Transients?.- A Critique of the Polarimetric Evidence on the Nature of CBS.- Radio Flares in the Circinus X-1 System.- Optical and Ultraviolet Observations of HZ Herculis.- Re-Evaluation of the Orbital Elements of HDE 226868 = Cygnus X-1.- Optical Observations of X-Ray Sources in the LMC.- Variations in the Profiles of H? and He II 4686 A in Vela X-1.- Evidence for a 6 Year Periodicity in X Persei.- Periodical Variations in the Spectrum of X Persei. Discovery of a 22-Hour Period in the Variations of the Radial Velocities of H?.- SS 433 as a Magnetic X-Ray Binary.- VII. The RS Canum Venaticorum Stars.- Period Changes and Mass Loss Rates in 34 RS CVn-Type Binaries.- A Starspot Model for the RS CVn Stars.- The Coronae of RS CVn Systems.- Radio Flare Activity of RS CVn Stars.- Out-of-Eclipse Light Variation of RS CVn Stars.- Spectrophotometry of the Ha Region in HR 5110.- The Star Spot Model and the Observations of SZ Piscium.- Remarks on the Complicated Close Binary Systems RT Lacertae, CG Cygni, and RW Coronae Borealis.- Observational Evidence for Large-Scale Spot Activity on the Primary Component of XY Ursae Majoris.- VIII. Cataclysmic Variables and Polars.- The Nature of the Difference Between Novae, Dwarf Novae, and Novalikes.- Current Work on Cataclysmic Variables at Oxford and Cambridge.- Circumstellar Matter in Cataclysmic Binaries.- IUE Observations of WZ Sagittae in Outburst.- The Cyclotron Lines in the Optical Spectra of the Stars of AM Herculis Group: Observations and Interpretation.- Ultraviolet Observations of AM Herculis.- Upper Limits to the Luminosity of a dM Companion in AM Herculis Objects.- Observational Structure of Disk-like Envelope in the System DQ Her.- IX. Contact Binaries.- Theories of Contact Binary Stars.- Rotation Broadening and the Shapes of W Ursae Majoris Stars.- W UMa Stars and Angular Momentum Loss.- Energy Transfer by Circulation in W Ursae Majoris Systems.- Low Color Temperature Variations over the Common Envelope of W UMa and the Cause of Its W-Type Light Curve.- The Physical Status of VW Cephei.- Mass Loss frofn Contact Binary Systems and their Dynamical Evolution.- Solar Type Contact Binaries - The Initial Mass Ratio Distribution Function.- On Sudden Period Changes in Contact Binaries.- Current Observational Development in Early-Type Contact Binary Systems.- X. ... and the Rest (Symbiotics, Supergiants, Planetaries, Population II Systems).- The Symbiotic Binary System AG Pegasi.- IUE Observations of Z Andromedae.- A Binary Model for the Symbiotic Star V 1329 Cygni.- The UV Spectrum of W Cep.- Ultraviolet Observations of 31 and 32 Cygni.- Close Binary Systems in Globular Clusters: A Preliminary Report.- A Search for Spectroscopic Binaries Among Planetary Nuclei.- The Formation of Planetary Nebulae with Close Binary Nuclei.- HD 137569, a Population II Remnant of Mass Exchange Evolution.- Concluding Remarks.- Postscript: Some Thoughts on Interacting Binary Systems.- Index of Stars and other objects.

ISBN: 9789027711175
ISBN-10: 9027711178
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 598
Published: 1980
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
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