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Double white dwarfs as progenitors of R Coronae Borealis stars and type I supernovae
Close double white dwarfs should arise from the second phase of mass exchagne in close binaries which first encountered mass exchange while the more massive star was crossing the Hertzprung gap.Expand
A Catalog and Atlas of Cataclysmic Variables: The Living Edition
ABSTRACT The Catalog and Atlas of Cataclysmic Variables (Edition 1: Downes & Shara; Edition 2: Downes, Webbink, & Shara) has been a valuable source of information for the cataclysmic variableExpand
Common envelope evolution: where we stand and how we can move forward
This work aims to present our current best physical understanding of common-envelope evolution (CEE). We highlight areas of consensus and disagreement, and stress ideas which should point the wayExpand
in Dynamics of Star Clusters
A template control for relative movement between a workpiece or material and a tool which may be in the form of a needle on processing machines. The template is adjustable to different shape and/orExpand
The nature of the recurrent novae
The basic properties of individual recurrent nova systems are reviewed, and the mechanisms of their outbursts are studied. Some general properties associated with accretion events and thermonuclearExpand
Evolutionary status of bright, low-mass x-ray sources/sup 1/
A model of bright, low-mass X-ray binaries is proposed which features a lower giant-branch star losing mass on a nuclear time scale to an accreting compact companion. Simple numerical models showExpand
The evolution of low-mass close binary systems. I. The evolutionary fate of contact binaries
A simple angular momentum argument shows that, if the absence of thermal equilibrium solutions for contact binary components prevents the growth of deep common envelopes, the mass ratioExpand
Gravitational radiation from the Galaxy
The spectral flux of gravitational radiation incident on earth from the Galactic W UMa binaries, unevolved binaries, cataclysmic binaries, neutron star binaries, black hole-neutron star binaries, andExpand
The evolution of highly compact binary stellar systems
A new theoretical treatment of the evolution of highly compact binary systems is presented. The evolution is calculated until almost the entire mass of the secondary has been transferred to theExpand