The Magnetic Fields of White Dwarfs in Cataclysmic Variables
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Briggs, G., Ferrario, L., Tout, C., & Wickramasinghe, D. The Magnetic Fields of White Dwarfs in Cataclysmic Variables. https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.35342
The origin of magnetic fields in isolated and binary white dwarfs has been investigated in a series of recent papers. One proposal is that magnetic fields are generated through an alpha-omega dynamo during common envelope evolution. Here we present population synthesis calculations showing that this hypothesis is supported by observations of magnetic binaries.
This record's DOI: https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.35342
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