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Common Envelope Evolution: Where we stand and how we can move forward

Abstract:

This work aims to present our current best physical understanding of common-envelope evolution (CEE). We highlight areas of consensus and disagreement, and stress ideas which should point the way forward for progress in this important but long-standing and largely unconquered problem. Unusually for CEE-related work, we mostly try to avoid relying on results from population synthesis or observations, in order to avoid potentially being misled by previous misunderstandings. As far as possible w...

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10.1007/s00159-013-0059-2

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Ivanova, N More by this author
Justham, S More by this author
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Journal:
ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS REVIEW
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2012-09-19
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EISSN:
1432-0754
ISSN:
0935-4956
URN:
uuid:30004fb6-a4fa-466e-aff7-7e4dca79a459
Source identifiers:
352661
Local pid:
pubs:352661
Language:
English
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