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Theory of Accretion Disks — 2

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Theory of Accretion Disks — 2 Garching, Germany March 22–26, 1993

  • Wolfgang J. Duschl
  • Juhan Frank
  • Friedrich Meyer
  • Emmi Meyer-Hofmeister
  • Werner M. Tscharnuter
Conference proceedings

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 417)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. S. V. W. Beckwith
    Pages 1-18
  3. R. E. Pudritz, R. Ouyed
    Pages 35-51
  4. Ch. Fendt, M. Camenzind
    Pages 69-75
  5. R. Whitehurst
    Pages 135-154
  6. D. Syer, C. Clarke
    Pages 155-158
  7. F. V. Hessman, J. Eislöffel
    Pages 159-162
  8. F. Meyer, E. Meyer-Hofmeister
    Pages 181-185
  9. S. Mineshige, F. Honma, A. Hirano, S. Kitamoto, T. Yamada, J. Fukue
    Pages 187-193
  10. S. Collin-Souffrin
    Pages 195-212
  11. M. A. Abramowicz, G. Bao, V. Karas, A. Lanza
    Pages 213-221

About these proceedings


Accretion disks in astrophysics represent the characteristic flow by which compact bodies accrete mass from their environment. Their intrinsically high luminosity, and recent progress in observational accessibility at all wavelength bands, have led to rapidly growing awareness of their importance and made them the object of intense research on widely different scales, ranging from binary stars to young stellar objects and active galactic nuclei.
This book contains the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Workshop on `Theory of Accretion Disks 2' for which some of the most active researchers in the different fields came together at the Max-Planck-Institut for Astrophysics in Garching in March, 1993. Its reviews and contributions give an up-to-date account of the present status of our understanding and provide a stimulating challenge in discussions of open questions in a rapidly developing field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Wolfgang J. Duschl
    • 1
  • Juhan Frank
    • 2
  • Friedrich Meyer
    • 3
  • Emmi Meyer-Hofmeister
    • 3
  • Werner M. Tscharnuter
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische AstrophysikUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA
  3. 3.Max-Planck-Institut für AstrophysikGarchingGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Theory of Accretion Disks — 2
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Theory of Accretion Disks — 2 Garching, Germany March 22–26, 1993
  • Editors Wolfgang J. Duschl
    Juhan Frank
    F. Meyer
    Emmi Meyer-Hofmeister
    Werner M. Tscharnuter
  • Series Title NATO ASI Series
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-2609-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-010-4370-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-011-0858-4
  • Series ISSN 1389-2185
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 427
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Astrophysics and Astroparticles
    Astronomy, Observations and Techniques
    Classical and Continuum Physics
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