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Am stars in binary systems

Iliev, I. Kh.; Budaj, Jan

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It is argued that apart from the well known dependence of the Am phenomenon on mass, age (effective temperature, gravity) and rotation there is also a complex dependence on the orbital parameters in binary systems. This is why the generally accepted scenario in which the Am star's rotation plays a unique role needs to be revisited, the strong correlations between the rotation, orbital period and eccentricity need to be properly addressed, and tidal effects should be taken into account. Recent...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66221
Source: Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnate Pleso

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