The Mid-Infrared Spectrum of the Short Orbital Period Polar EF Eridani from the Spitzer Space Telescope

@article{Hoard2007TheMS,
  title={The Mid-Infrared Spectrum of the Short Orbital Period Polar EF Eridani from the Spitzer Space Telescope},
  author={Donald Wayne Hoard and Steve B. Howell and Carolyn Brinkworth and David R. Ciardi and Stefanie Wachter},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={671},
  pages={734 - 740}
}
We present the first mid-infrared (5.5-14.5 μm) spectrum of a highly magnetic cataclysmic variable, EF Eridani, obtained with the Infrared Spectrograph (IRS) on the Spitzer Space Telescope. The spectrum displays a relatively flat, featureless continuum. A spectral energy distribution model consisting of a 9500 K white dwarf, an L5 secondary star, cyclotron emission corresponding to a B ≈ 13 MG white dwarf magnetic field, and an optically thin circumbinary dust disk is in reasonable agreement… 

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