The initial-final mass relationship from white dwarfs in common proper motion pairs

@article{Cataln2008TheIM,
  title={The initial-final mass relationship from white dwarfs in common proper motion pairs},
  author={S. Catal{\'a}n and Jordi Isern and Enrique Garc{\'i}a-Berro and Ignasi Ribas and Carlos Allende Prieto and Alceste Zoe Bonanos},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2008},
  volume={477},
  pages={213-221}
}
Context. The initial-final mass relationship of white dwarfs, which is poorly constrained, is of paramount importance for different aspects of modern astrophysics. From an observational perspective, most of the studies up to now have been done using white dwarfs in open clusters. Aims. In order to improve the initial-final mass relationship, we explore the possibility of deriving a semi-empirical relation studying white dwarfs in common proper motion pairs. If these systems are comprised of a… 

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