The Equation of State in Astrophysics

The Equation of State in Astrophysics

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A unique review of our understanding of dense ionised matter in astrophysical contexts - essential reading for graduate students and researchers.Advances in computer technology have now permitted Monte Carlo simulations extending over tens or hundreds of millions of configurations for ... focused on calculations of the phase diagrams of the mixtures and the investigation of the possible astrophysical consequences of phase separation. ... This method is based on the observed shortfall in the white dwarf luminosity function at logZ//Z0 ss -4.5 (cf. ... This result is surprising, because it 4 Van Horn: Stellar structure and evolution.

Title:The Equation of State in Astrophysics
Author:Gilles Chabrier, Evry Schatzman
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1994-08-11


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