Theoretical aspects of nonradial oscillations in white dwarfs: A summary

  • C. J. Hansen
4. Degenerate Stars
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 125)


The present status of nonradial oscillation theory as applied to the ZZ Ceti variables is briefly reviewed as are the author's concerns about what might be the modes of oscillation of these stars.


White Dwarf Convection Zone Pressure Scale Height Stellar Pulsation Convective Eddy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Hansen
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  1. 1.Joint Institute for Laboratory AstrophysicsUniversity of ColoradoBoulder
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstrophysicsUniversity of ColoradoBoulder

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