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Problems of Collapse and Numerical Relativity : NATO Science Series C - D. Bancel

Problems of Collapse and Numerical Relativity

NATO Science Series C

By: D. Bancel (Editor), Monique Signore (Editor)

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Published: 31st August 1984
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Evry SCHATZMAN Radio-Astronomie, E. N. S. , Paris, France The recent developments of the Supernova theory and numerical relativity can lead in the near future to an understanding of gravitational collapse and to a reliable prediction of the amplitude of the gravitational waves generated during neutron star formation. These prospects explain the great interest which has developed in the international scientific community for the workshop. We were financially limited in the number of guests and participants and we apologize for not having been able to gather all the specialists actually involved in research programs relevant to gravitational collapse and numerical relativity. This limitation took place despite all the financial assistance which we have received from various institutions, first the C. N. R. S. (Centre National de 1a Recherche Scientifique) which has supported the request of Dr. Monique SIGNORE of organizing a workshop. Furhter help was obtained from I. N. A. G. (Institut National d'Astronomie et de Geophysique), Toulouse University (Universite "Paul Sabatier" or "Toulouse III"), the Toulouse section of C. N. E. S. (Centre National d'Etudes Spatia1es), the Department of theoretical physics of the C. E. A. , the Department of Astrophysique of the C. E. A. (Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires, Saclay), D. R. E. T. (Direction des Recherches Etudes et Techniques) and last but not least an important grant from NATO, whose scientific Committee recognized the international significance of the workshop. The meeting was organized by Professor D.

Collapse and Gravitation = the Present Situation.- Presupernova Stage.- Type II Supernovae.- The Evolution of Massive Stars.- Combined Effects of Mass Loss and Extended Mixing on the Structure and Evolution of Massive Stars.- Equations of State.- The Equation of State of Hot Dense Matter.- A Thomas-Fermi Equation of State of Hot Dense Matter.- Type I - Supernovae.- Evolution of Accreting White Dwarfs, Type I Supernova Explosion and White Dwarf Collapse.- Collapse and Explosion of Degenerate Stars.- Final Evolution of 8-10 M? Stars.- Type II - Supernovae.- Simplifications in Supernova Theory.- The Physics of Supernova Shocks.- Successful Supernovae, the Anatomy of Shocks: Neutrino Emission and the Adiabatic Index.- Core Collapse Models of Type II Supernova Explosions.- Numerical Relativity and Gravitational Radiation.- The Cauchy Problem for Einstein Equations.- [(2+1) + 1]-Formalism of General Relativity.- {2+2{ Formalism in General Relativity.- Gravitational Radiation From Initial Data.- General Relativistic Hydrodynamics and Accretion Physics: a Numerical Approach.- The Collapse of Rotating Stellar Cores: the Amount of Gravitational Radiation Predicted by Various Numerical Models.- Numerical Simulations of Supersonic Turbulent Flows.- Gamma Ray Bursts.- Gamma ray Bursts: an Observational Overview.- The Theory of Gamma-ray Bursts.- Gamma-ray Bursts: a Model.- Panel Discussion on ?-ray Bursts / Reported by S. Bonazzola.- Conference Summary.- Name Index.

ISBN: 9789027718167
ISBN-10: 9027718164
Series: NATO Science Series C
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 381
Published: 31st August 1984
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.61