The role of the SW Sextantis stars in the picture of CV evolution
UNSPECIFIED (2005) The role of the SW Sextantis stars in the picture of CV evolution. In: Conference on Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects, Strasbourg, FRANCE, JUL 11-16, 2004. Published in: Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects, 330 pp. 335-336.Full text not available from this repository.
The SW Sextantis stars are nova-like cataclysmic variables (CVs) which exhibit intricate behaviour which is still a matter of debate. For years the common belief has been that these systems were the "outlaws" of the CVs, mainly because of the lack of an overall understanding. We are now realizing that a large percentage (similar to 30%) of all nova-likes in the similar to 3 - 4 hour period range are SW Sex stars. The study of the dominance of this class just above the period gap will provide clues on the evolution of CVs. Here we present the discovery of 7 new SW Sex stars from the CVs found in the Hamburg Quasar Survey.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QB Astronomy|
|Series Name:||ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF THE PACIFIC CONFERENCE SERIES|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects|
|Publisher:||ASTRONOMICAL SOC PACIFIC|
|Editor:||Hameury, JM and Lasota, JP|
|Number of Pages:||2|
|Page Range:||pp. 335-336|
|Title of Event:||Conference on Astrophysics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects|
|Location of Event:||Strasbourg, FRANCE|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL 11-16, 2004|
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