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Abstract

The properties of cataclysmic variable outbursts are reviewed, and interpreted in terms of dynamical instabilities by the red component, and subsequent evolution of the white dwarf accretion disc subject to a mass transfer burst in the transfer stream.

Keywords

Gravitational Potential Accretion Disc White Dwarf Lagrangian Point Monthly Notice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. T. Bath
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  1. 1.Department of AstrophysicsOxford UniversityOxfordEngland

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