Evolution of Massive Stars [E-Book] : A Confrontation between Theory and Observation / edited by D. Vanbeveren, W. van Rensbergen, C. de Loore.
Loore, C. de, (editor)
Rensbergen, W. van, (editor) / Vanbeveren, D., (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1994
VII, 490 p. online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • Massive stars: setting the stage
  • I. Number and Distribution of Massive Stars
  • The massive star distribution in the Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds
  • Massive star distribution in external galaxies and starburst region
  • Dissection of 30 Doradus and a discussion of the Magellanic Cloud OB-associations
  • Blue and red supergiants and the age structure of the NGC 330 region
  • Stars in young clusters in the Magellanic Clouds
  • The population of massive stars in R136 from HST/FOC UV observations
  • Spectral synthesis of spectral populations using Balmer lines
  • The stellar content of the Orion OB1 association
  • II. Massive Star Atmospheres and Stellar Winds
  • Observations of the atmospheres and winds of O-stars, LBV’s and Wolf-Rayet stars
  • Radiation driven winds of hot stars: theory of O-star atmospheres as a spectral tool
  • The chemical composition of B-supergiant atmospheres
  • Intrinsic parameters of massive OB-stars
  • Line blanketing by iron group elements in non-LTE model atmospheres of hot stars
  • A comparison between observed and predicted mass loss rates and wind momentum of O stars
  • LTE and NLTE abundances in A supergiants: a test of their evolutionary status
  • A spectroscopic analysis of B-stars in the SMC cluster NGC 330
  • Hydrodynamic atmosphere models for hot luminous stars II. Method and improvements over unified models
  • Hubble space telescope spectroscopy of massive hot stars in the Magellanic Clouds and M31
  • Stellar winds of massive stars in M31
  • O-star winds in the Magellanic Clouds and the Milky Way
  • On the relation between the mass loss rate and the stellar parameters of OB-type stars
  • Wind asymmetries in massive stars
  • NLTE analysis of hot binaries
  • Effective temperatures and surface gravities of early type stars
  • The atmospheric composition, extinction and luminosity of the LBV star R71
  • The variability of Eta Car: a tool for the LBV phenomenon
  • The nature of the luminous blue variable AG Car
  • The evolutionary status of Eta Car based on historical and modern optical and infrared photometry
  • The gradual acceleration of the outflow of VX Sagittari; a stellar evolution effect?
  • The complex H-alpha profile of the hypergiant HR 8752 during 1970–1992
  • Spectral analysis of Wolf-Rayet stars: theory, results, conclusions
  • Line-blanketed non-LTE atmosphere models for Wolf-Rayet stars
  • The fundamental parameters of the central stars of eight WR ring nebulae
  • Tailored analysis of 24 galactic WN stars
  • Oxygen and carbon abundances for the WO stars
  • HD190918: arbiter between models for Wolf-Rayet stars
  • III. Structure and Evolution of Massive Srars
  • Structure and evolution of massive stars: mixing processes and stellar evolution
  • Overshooting from convective cores: theory and numerical simulation
  • Massive close binaries. observational characteristics
  • Doppler tomography of O-type binaries; the physical properties of seven systems
  • Evolution of massive close binaries
  • Massive single star evolution: comparison with observations
  • Presupernova evolution of the most massive stars
  • Properties of massive star evolution
  • Nucleosynthesis in massive stars
  • Results of evolutionary computations of primaries of close binaries with different initial composition
  • The mass and helium discrepancy in massive stars: the case Vela X-1
  • On the evolution of secondary components in massive close binary systems
  • Double-zone model with diffusive mixing and the mass and helium discrepancies in OB stars
  • The impact of semi-convection and overshooting on the surface abundances in massive stars
  • Improved bolometric corrections for WR stars
  • Wolf-Rayet stars in starbursts
  • A study of the SMC cluster NGC330
  • The evolution of massive stars to explosion
  • SN1987A and SN1993J: testing stellar evolution theory
  • Chemical and photometric evolution of elliptical galaxies
  • A model for the chemical evolution of the solar neighborhood using metallicity dependent yields
  • Poster list
  • Summary.