Shipman, Harry L.

White Dwarfs: Cosmological and Galactic Probes

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Section I. Halo White Dwarfs and Galactic Structure

1. Old Ultracool White Dwarfs as Cosmological Probes
G. Fontaine, P. Bergeron, P. Brassard

2. Number Counts of White Dwarfs: The Impact of GAIA
Enrique Garcia-Berro, Santiago Torres, Francesca Figueras, Jordi Isern

3. Influence of Metallicity in the Determination of the Age of Halo White Dwarfs
J. Isern, E. Garcia-Berro, M. Salaris, I. Dominguez

4. Cool Halo White Dwarfs from GSCII
D. Carollo, A. Spagna, M.G. Lattanzi, R.L. Smart, B. McLean, S.T. Hodgkin, L. Terranegra

5. Dark Halo Baryons not in Ancient White Dwarfs?
C. Reylé, M. Crézé, V. Mohan, A. C. Robin, J.-C. Cuillandre, O. Fèvre, H. J. McCracken, Y. Mellier

6. The White Dwarf Population in the 2QZ and Sloan Surveys
Stéphane Vennes, Adéla Kawka, Scott M. Croom, Brian J. Boyle, Robert J. Smith, Tom Shanks, Phil Outram, Lance Miller, Nicola Loaring

7. White Dwarfs and Cataclysmic Variables in the FBS
A.M. Mickaelian

8. Spectroscopic and Photometric Observations of White Dwarfs in Globular Clusters
S. Moehler, D. Koester, U. Heber, R. Napiwotzki, M. Zoccali, F.R. Ferraro, A. Renzini

9. The Core/Envelope Symmetry in Pulsating White Dwarf Stars
T. S. Metcalfe, M. H. Montgomery, D. E. Winget

10. A Search for Variability in Cool White Dwarf Stars
Terry D. Oswalt, Kyle Johnston, Merissa Rudkin, John Bochanski, Justin Schaefer, Elizabeth Wennerstrom

11. Study of the Galactic Bulge Using New Planetary Nebulae Discovered on the AAO/UKST Ha Survey
A.E.J. Peyaud, Q.A. Parker, A. Acker

Section II. Type Ia Supernovae

12. Type Ia Supernovae and Cosmology
Alexei V. Filippenko

13. The Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Christopher A. Tout

14. Surveys for Double Degenerate Progenitors of Supernovae Type Ia
R. Napiwotzki, C.A. Karl, G. Nelemans, L. Yungelson, N. Christlieb, H. Drechsel, U. Heber, D. Homeier, D. Koester, B. Leibundgut, T.R. Marsh, S. Moehler, E.-M. Pauli, A. Renzini, D. Reimers

15. Population Synthesis for Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Lev R. Yungelson

16. How Far Can We Trust Type Ia Supernovae as Standard Candles?
Dayal Wickramasinghe, Christopher A. Tout, Eniko Regos, Jarrod Hurley, Onno Pols

17. Kirshner on White Dwarfs, Supernovae, and Cosmology
Harry L. Shipman

Section III. Cataclysmic Variables and White Dwarf Accretion

18. Accretion in Cataclysmic Variable Stars
Brian Warner, Patrick A. Woudt

19. White Dwarfs in Cataclysmic Variables: Probes of Accretion History
Paula Szkody, Edward M. Sion, Boris T. Gänsicke

20. Intermediate Polars in Low States
Brian Warner

21. Chemical Abundances of White Dwarfs in Cataclysmic Variables
Edward M. Sion, Paula Szkody

22. AM CVn Stars in the UCT CCD CV Survey
Patrick A. Woudt, Brian Warner

23. Photometric Observations of Cataclysmic Variables with the 1.5-m Telescope at the TÜBITAK National Observatory (TUG): V2275 Cyg, RW UMi, PX And and FO Per
S. Balman, A. Yilmaz, T. Ak, T. Saygaç, H. Esenoglu, A. Retter, Y. Lipkin, U. Kiziloglu, A. Bianchini, S. Alis

24. The Possible Identification of Two Hibernating Novae
Adéla Kawka, Stéphane Vennes

25. Evidence for Large Superhumps in TX Col and V4742 Sgr
Alon Retter, Alexander Liu, Marc Bos

26. Understanding the Ultimate Fate of the Universe
Harry Shipman, Edward Sion, Stéphane Vennes


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Physics SCI055000

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