Formation and evolution of compact binaries


Vorming en evolutie van compacte dubbelsterren


Formation und Evolution von kompakten Doppelsternen


Marc van der Sluys






Animation of an ultra-compact X-ray binary















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Cover and title
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Contents
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Chapter 1:
Introduction and summary

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Chapter 2:
Creating ultra-compact binaries in globular clusters through stable mass transfer

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Chapter 3:
Reduced magnetic braking and the magnetic capture model for the formation of ultra-compact binaries

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Chapter 4:
On the possibility of a helium donor in the presumed ultracompact binary 2S 0918-549

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Chapter 5:
Modelling the formation of double white dwarfs

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Chapter 6: Dutch summary:
Vorming en evolutie van compacte dubbelsterren

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Chapter 7: German summary:
Formation und Evolution von kompakten Doppelsternen

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Acknowledgements
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References
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