Short-Period Binary Stars: Observations, Analyses, and Results

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6543-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-6544-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Compact Relativistic Binary Systems

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      Pages 3-22

      Black Hole Binaries: The Journey from Astrophysics to Physics

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      Pages 23-52

      Searches for Gravitational Waves from Binary Neutron Stars: A Review

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-62

      Observations of the Double Pulsar PSR J0737–3039A/B

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      Chapter

      Pages 63-84

      Gravitational Lensing in Compact Binary Systems

  3. Accreting Neutron Star Binaries

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      Pages 87-109

      Accreting Neutron Stars in Low-Mass X-Ray Binary Systems

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      Pages 111-133

      Observations and Modeling of Accretion Flows in X-ray Binaries

  4. Cataclysmic Variable Systems

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      Pages 137-146

      Modeling the Hot Components in Cataclysmic Variables: Info on the White Dwarf and Hot Disk from GALEX, FUSE, HST and SDSS

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      Pages 147-159

      The Cool Components in Cataclysmic Variables: Recent Advances and New Puzzles

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      Pages 161-176

      Models for Dynamically Stable Cataclysmic Variable Systems

  5. Modeling Short-Period Eclipsing Binaries

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      Pages 179-189

      Distance Estimation for Eclipsing X-ray Pulsars

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      Pages 191-214

      The Tools of the Trade and the Products they Produce: Modeling of Eclipsing Binary Observables

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      Pages 215-230

      The Closest of the Close: Observational and Modeling Progress

  6. Aspects of Short-Period Binary Evolution

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      Pages 233-257

      Common Envelope Evolution Redux

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 259-270