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Author Canary Islands Winter School on Astrophysics (21 : 2009 : Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands)

Title Accretion processes in astrophysics / edited by Ignacio González Martínez-País, Tariq Shahbaz, and Jorge Casares Velázquez
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 294 pages)
Series Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics ; volume XXI
Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics (Series) ; v. XXI
Contents 1. Accretion disks / Henk Spruit -- 2. The evolution of binary systems / Philipp Podsiadlowski -- 3. Accretion onto white dwarfs / Brian Warner -- 4. Accretion in X-ray binary systems / Robert I. Hynes -- 5. X-ray binary populations in galaxies / Giuseppina Fabbiano -- 6. Observational characteristics of accretion onto black holes I / Chris Done -- 7. Observational characteristics of accretion onto black holes II / Rob Fender -- 8. Computing black hole accretion / John F. Hawley -- Appendix: Piazzi Smyth, the Cape of Good Hope, Tenerife and the siting of large telescopes / Brian Warner
Summary This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the major topics associated with accretion processes in astrophysics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Accretion (Astrophysics) -- Congresses.
Astrophysics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Casares Velázquez, Jorge, 1964- editor
González Martínez-País, Ignacio, 1959- editor
Shahbaz, Tariq, 1970- editor
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