11th European Workshop on White Dwarfs [electronic resource] : proceedings of a conference held at Tromsø, Norway, 29 June-3 July, 1998 /
edited by J.-E. Solheim and E.G. Meištas.
San Francisco, Calif. : Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1999.
xxxiii, 577 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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San Francisco, Calif. : Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1999.
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Table of Contents
Happy faces
List of participants
Workshop summary: The future of white dwarf research?p. 3
Confirming a Nobel Prize winning theory with the Hipparcos spacecraft: Accurately determining distances and diameters of white dwarf starsp. 15
USNO CCD parallaxes for white dwarfs: What's available now ... and future prospectsp. 24
Neural network classification of white dwarf populationsp. 30
The stellar content of the Hamburg Quasar Surveyp. 37
Completeness and the Edinburgh Cool White Dwarf Surveyp. 44
Toward an improved luminosity function of cool white dwarfsp. 51
Hot subdwarfs: IR fluxes, binaries and oscillationsp. 58
The University of Arizona white dwarf home page: Finding charts, positions and other information at the click of a buttonp. 65
10 years of the Whole Earth Telescope in 15 minutes or lessp. 71
Pulsating pre-white dwarfs as laboratories for neutrino astrophysicsp. 78
Period changes in the pulsating white dwarfsp. 85
Pulsation periods in the hot white dwarf PG 1159-035p. 92
RX J2117+3412, the hottest known pulsating PG 1159 starp. 96
Results of the multi-site photometric campaign on HS 2324+3944p. 100
Constraints on mode identification using UV observations of GD 358p. 104
Nonlinear behaviour of pulsating white dwarfsp. 109
Recent progress in understanding DA pulsatorsp. 116
Keck time-resolved spectroscopy of G 29-38p. 122
New observations of the DA variable KUV 08368+4026p. 129
The pulsations of crystallizing white dwarf starsp. 133
A way to the interior of a crystallized white dwarf: BPM 37093p. 144
The EC 14026 stars: sdB pulsatorsp. 149
Models for pulsating sdB starsp. 158
A theoretical overview based on 2nd generation models of pulsating subdwarf B starsp. 166
Observing white dwarfs with the space photometer COROTp. 170
One more attempt to establish collaboration with Kazakhstan for photometric campaignsp. 176
Studies of the accretion structures near white dwarfs in the Astronomical Observatory of the Odessa State University and in the Crimean Astrophysical Observatoryp. 180
High-speed three-channel photometer TTCP for the WET observations and multicolor photometryp. 184
The Joint Astrophysical Plasmadynamic Experiment (JPEX)p. 188
Magnetic white dwarf stars - a reviewp. 195
White dwarfs magnetic fields evolutionp. 206
Magnetic field function of white dwarfsp. 214
The origin of strong magnetic fields in white dwarfsp. 221
Observations of white dwarfs magnetic fields in the submegagauss regionp. 225
Helium in magnetic white dwarfsp. 228
The record breaking magnetic white dwarf RE J0317-853p. 235
The final model for the high-field magnetic white dwarf LHS 2293?p. 240
Hot white dwarfs in detached, Sirius-type binariesp. 249
Close binary white dwarf systems: They're everywhere, they're everywhere!p. 260
A search for double degeneratesp. 270
Mass ratios of double degenerate binariesp. 275
Gravitational radiation from double degeneratesp. 282
Modelling physical conditions in low mass components of precataclysmic binariesp. 289
STIS spectra of Procyon Bp. 293
WFPC2 observations of the resolved White-Dwarf components of Procyon and G 107-70p. 297
WD 0710+741, lessons from a red-dwarf/white-dwarf binaryp. 301
The recent EC 15330-1430 campaignp. 305
New observations of AM CVn. Does the period change or not?p. 309
The properties of white dwarfs in cataclysmic variables: A complex interplay with the accretion processp. 315
"Red noise" from the accreting magnetic white dwarfsp. 326
Amplitude of flickering and magnetic field of white dwarfs in symbiotic starsp. 337
The heating of the white dwarf in magnetic cataclysmic variables: Insights from EUVEp. 341
White dwarfs in AM CVn systemsp. 350
Accretion disc spectra in AM CVn systemsp. 356
HST observations of the white dwarf in the Hyades binary V471 Taurip. 360
Review on white dwarf cooling theoryp. 369
DA white dwarf evolution in the context of a new theory of convectionp. 378
Evolution of helium white dwarfsp. 383
White dwarfs with He-coresp. 390
Evolutionary models of white dwarfs with helium coresp. 394
Cooling curves and initial models for low-mass white dwarfs [actual symbol not reproducible] with helium corep. 400
The local star formation rate from white dwarfsp. 408
Search for rotation in white dwarfsp. 415
The helium abundance in hot white dwarfs in the presence of diffusion and mass lossp. 422
Evolution of AM CVn systemsp. 428
On the production by triple stars of binary blue stragglers and cataclysmic variablesp. 432
Post-AGB stars in the halo of M31 and the implied masses of halo white dwarfsp. 439
Non-LTE model atmospheres of hot DA white dwarfsp. 445
Thermal balance of electrons as a tool for the determination of the temperature structure of model stellar atmospheresp. 451
New Lyman alpha-opacities and consequences on stellar spectrap. 457
Quasi - molecular satellites of Lyman [beta] observed with ORFEUSp. 461
Physical processes in the atmospheres of cool, helium-rich white dwarfsp. 465
The presence of molecular helium and its effect on pressure structure in very cool helium rich white dwarfsp. 469
Iron and nickel abundances in hot hydrogen-rich central stars of planetary nebulaep. 475
Evidence for the stratification of Fe in the photosphere of G 191-B2Bp. 479
Elemental abundances in hot white dwarfsp. 485
How accurately do we know the parameters of hot DA white dwarfs?p. 492
HST spectroscopy of hot hydrogen deficient white dwarfsp. 499
Analysis of UV and optical spectra of helium-rich white dwarfs with trace elementsp. 505
FUV spectroscopy of DO and PG 1159 stars with ORFEUSp. 511
HST observations of hydrogen and carbon in hot DB white dwarfsp. 518
EUVE observations of DA white dwarfsp. 524
The discovery of Si in the white dwarf KW Auriga Cp. 531
The atmosphere of the DAO White Dwarf RE J0720-318p. 535
Keck spectra of the carbon-rich white dwarf G 35-26p. 542
Spectral analysis of the binary sdB star Feige 36p. 546
Spectral analysis of hot subluminous starsp. 551
Predicted flight performance of a high resolution EUV spectrograph to observe G 191-B2Bp. 559
Author indexp. 563
Object indexp. 566
Subject indexp. 571
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