Accretion Disks in Symbiotic Stars

  • Wolfgang J. Duschl
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 145)


We give an overview over the theory of geometrically thin α-accretion disks; further we introduce the two different proposed mechanisms that can cause outbursts of accretion disks; and finally we compare the results of these models applied to symbiotic stars (=SS).


Accretion Disk Mass Transfer Rate White Dwarf Viscosity Parameter Main Sequence Star 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang J. Duschl
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-lnstitute for AstrophysicsGarching bei MünchenWest Germany

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