White Dwarfs

The binary star system AR Scorpii where a red dwarf star and a white dwarf are surrounding each other (artwork).M. Garlick/University of Warwick/ESO
  • spectroscopic and photometric observation of white dwarfs

  • physical principles in stellar astrophysics - equation of state, theory of line broadening, convection, diffusion

  • atmosphere models for white dwarfs of all spectral types

  • inner structure and evolution of white dwarfs

  • variable white dwarfs

  • white dwarfs in stellar clusters and the initial final mass relation


A short introduction to the topic white dwarfs

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