Stellar Astrophysics

Proceedings of the Pacific Rim Conference held in Hong Kong, 1999

  • K. S. Cheng
  • H. F. Chau
  • K. L. Chan
  • K. C. Leung

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 254)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Stellar (Solar) Evolution and Observational Constrains

  3. Physics of Compact Stars and Pulsars

    1. R. N. Manchester
      Pages 61-70
    2. J. A. Gil, M. Sendyk
      Pages 71-80
    3. Xinji Wu, Na Wang, Jin Zhang, Ali Esamdin, R. N. Manchester, K. S. Cheng et al.
      Pages 81-88
    4. Anisia P. S. Tang, K. S. Cheng
      Pages 89-94
    5. Richard I. Epstein, Bennett Link
      Pages 95-104
    6. Sachiko Tsuruta
      Pages 105-116
    7. Bennett Link, Richard I. Epstein, James M. Lattimer
      Pages 117-126
    8. Dong Lai
      Pages 127-136
    9. Ignazio Bombaci
      Pages 149-160
    10. C. W. Yip, M. C. Chu, P. T. Leung
      Pages 161-168

About this book

Introduction

The Pacific Rim Conference originally started with one research concentration only - binary star research. The first Conference was held in Beijing, China, 1985, the second one in Seoul and Taejon, South Korea, 1990 and the third one in Chiang Mai, Thailand, 1995. In recent years, the conference series evolved into a much broader area of stellar astrophysics. The first such conference was held in Hong Kong in 1997. Kwong-Sang Cheng, a. k. a. one of the three Musketeers, documented the "accidental" development in writing in the Proceedings of the 1997 Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics (Volume 138 of the ASP Conference Series)! The meeting at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology covered three major topics: binary stars, compact stars and solar type stars. The conference was extremely successful. There was a general feeling among the participants that the conference on stellar astrophysics provided a good means to share ideas between such closely related disciplines. Unfortunately after the very successful meeting at HKST, Kwing L. Chan (another Musketeer) thought that he had already served and would not like to chair for another LOC for at least five years! After a few drinks at one of the watering holes in Wan Chai district of Hong Kong, Kwong-Sang Cheng was in very hiRh spirit and volunteered to taking on the responsibility of hosting the 51 Pacific Rim Conference at Hong Kong University in 1999.

Keywords

Accretion astrophysics star stars stellar

Editors and affiliations

  • K. S. Cheng
    • 1
  • H. F. Chau
    • 1
  • K. L. Chan
    • 2
  • K. C. Leung
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Hong KongHong Kong
  2. 2.Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong Kong
  3. 3.University of Nebraska

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-0878-5
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-3791-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0878-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0067-0057
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