The Periods of Cataclysmic Variables

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The present status of the period studies of cataclysmic variables is briefly reviewed, mainly from the observational point of view. A few comments on individual objects include EM Cyg, Z Cha, WZ Sge and AM CVn.


Orbital Period Period Variation White Dwarf Secular Variation Gravitational Radiation 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of OklahomaNormanUSA
  2. 2.Remeis ObservatoryBambergGermany

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