I. Reconstruction of the Field Geometry from Synthetic Spectra

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We have computed optical Zeeman spectra of magnetic white dwarfs for field strengths between 10 and 200 MG and effective temperatures between 8000 and 40 000 K. They form a database containing 20 628 sets of flux and circular polarization spectra. A least-squares optimization code based on an evolutionary strategy can recover relatively complex magnetic… (More)

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