Orbital decay of short-period gas giants under evolving tides

@article{AlvaradoMontes2019OrbitalDO,
  title={Orbital decay of short-period gas giants under evolving tides},
  author={Jaime A. Alvarado-Montes and Carolina Garc'ia-Carmona},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2019},
  volume={486},
  pages={3963-3974}
}
The discovery of many giant planets in close-in orbits and the effect of planetary and stellar tides in their subsequent orbital decay have been extensively studied in the context of planetary formation and evolution theories. Planets orbiting close to their host stars undergo close encounters, atmospheric photoevaporation, orbital evolution, and tidal interactions. In many of these theoretical studies, it is assumed that the interior properties of gas giants remain static during orbital… Expand

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