Dust and Molecules in Evolved Stars: Proceedings of an International Workshop held at UMIST, Manchester, United Kingdom, 24-27 March, 19 by I. CherchneffDust and Molecules in Evolved Stars: Proceedings of an International Workshop held at UMIST, Manchester, United Kingdom, 24-27 March, 19 by I. Cherchneff

Dust and Molecules in Evolved Stars: Proceedings of an International Workshop held at UMIST…

EditorI. Cherchneff, T.J. Millar

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Dust and molecules are found in a large variety of astrophysical environments, in particular in the circumstellar material ejected by evolved stars. This book brings together the leading astronomers and astrophysicists in the field of molecular astrophysics and stellar physics to discuss the important issues of dust and molecular formation, the role of solids in circumstellar environments, molecules as probes of circumstellar parameters, the stellar contribution to the enrichment of the Galaxy, and the latest observational data in various wavelength domains, in partiular in the infrared with results from the Infrared Space Observatory. The astrophysical senarios include late-type stars, novae, Wolf-Rayet stars, Luminous Blue Variables and supernovae. Audience: Researchers and graduate students in the fields of stellar physics, stellar evolution and astrochemistry.
Title:Dust and Molecules in Evolved Stars: Proceedings of an International Workshop held at UMIST…Format:PaperbackDimensions:406 pagesPublished:December 6, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Low-Mass Stars. Circumstellar PAHS and Carbon Stardust; A.G.G.M. Tielens. ISO LWS Observations of Evolved Stars and Nebulae; M.J. Barlow. ISO-SWS Spectra of AGB Stars; K. Justtanont, et al. Molecules in Envelopes Around AGB-Stars; H. Olofsson. Shocks in the Radio Photospheres of Long Period Variable Stars; M.J. Reid, K.M. Menten. Silicon and Sulphur in the Inner Envelope of IRO+10216; K. Willacy, I. Cherchneff. Maser Mapping and Dust Properties of Red Supergiant Winds; A.M.S. Richards, et al. Chemical Evolution from the AGB to the Planetary Nebula Phase; R. Bachiller. Circumstellar Molecular Spectra Towards Evolved Stars; E.J. Bakker. Disks Around Post-Main Sequence Binaries; M. Jura. Dust Shells Around Carbon Mira Variables; M.A.T. Groenewegen, et al. Variability of Circumstellar Emission from Dust Envelopes Around Carbon Stars; A. Blanco, et al. Circumstellar Dust Condensation Scenarios; E. Sedlmayr. UIR Bands in Carbon Star Spectra; A.K. Speck, M.J. Barlow. Non-Spherical Dust Grains in the Envelopes of Late-Type Giants; N.V. Voshchinnikov, V.B. Il''in. Modeling the Long-Term Evolution of Dusty Outflows of AGB-Stars; M. Steffen, R. Szczerba. Observations of Shells Around mu CEP & CRL2688, and about Episodic Mass Loss; N. Mauron. IR-Colors for Models of Post-AGB Evolution; R. Szczerba, M. Steffen. Variation of Silicate Dust Features with Phase; M.J. Creech-Eakman, R.E. Stencel. Formation of Dust Grains in Circumstellar Envelopes of Oxygen-Rich AGB Stars; T. Kozasa, H. Sogawa. Grain Formation in Atmospheres of Cool Dwarfs; D.R. Alexander, et al. Observations and Modelling of Spectral Energy Distributions of Asymptotic Giant Branch Stars; S. Bagnulo, J.G. Doyle. Backwarming Effect of Molecular Opacities on the Infrared Colours of Very Cool White Dwarfs; I. Bues, T. Aslan. Modelling the Dust Envelope in Symbiotic Systems: The Case of CH Cygni; R.D.D. Costa, et al. Radiative Transfer in a Turbulent Expanding Molecular Envelope: Application to Mira; M. Crosas, et al. OH Maser Lines Variability of Miras; S. Etoka, A.M. Le Squeren. Observations of HCCNC and HNCCC in IRC+10216; P.D. Gensheimer. Modelling Software for Dust Processes; P. Hall. A Compact Circumstellar Dust Envelope of an Evolved AGB Star IRC-10529; O. Hashimoto, H. Izumiura. Dust Features of Visually Bright AGB Variables As Seen By ISO and IRAS; J. Hron, et al. A Model for the Variability of SIOP Masers in Mira Variables; E.M.L. Humphreys, et al. Formation of Small Iron Clusters in Circumstellar Envelopes; M. John, E. Sedlmayr. Polarization of Evolved Stars Envelopes; C. Kahane, et al. A Simulation for a Planetary Nebular Plasma; G. Kandemir, S. Boydag. Terminal Outflow Velocities from the Mass-Losing AGB Stars; A. Kučinskas. Molecules in Circumstellar Envelopes of Carbon Stars; F. Larsen, et al. Stars with Cool Dusty Disks; T.L. Evans. Synthetic Spectra of Long-Period Variables: A First Comparison with ISO Observations; R. Loidl, et al. 1.3 MM Plateau De Bure Observations of IRC+10216; R. Lucas. MID-IR Imaging and Modelling of AGB Circumstellar Envelopes; M. Marengo, et al. Carbon-Bearing Molecules in Oxygen-Rich Circumstellar Envelopes; A.J. Markwick, T.J. Millar. Effects of Dust on the Propagation of Shock Waves in Circumstellar Envelopes of Late-Type Variable Stars; G.M. Rudnitskij. Models of Circumstellar Maser in Late-Type Variable Stars; G.M. Rudnitskij. On the Molecular Line Absorption in the LI I Doublet 6708 Å Region for Evolved Star Atmospheres; A.V. Shavrina, L.A. Yakovina. Detection of the Far-IR Pumping Lines for OH Masers; R.J. Sylvester. Molecules in Boundary Layers in Planetary Nebulae; S.D. Taylor, D.A. Wiliams. Carbon Chemistry in Oxygen-Rich Circumstellar Envelopes; K. Willacy, T.J. Millar. Simulating H2O Maser Emission in the Mass Outflows from Evolved Stars; J.A. Yates, et al. Detection of C2 and C3 Absorption in Two Post-AGB Objects IRAS 22272+5435 and CIT 6; L. Začs. Novae, High Mass Stars. Dust and Molecules in Nova Environments; A. Evans. Dust Evolution in Nova Cassiopeia 1993; S.P.S. Eyres, et al. Physical Properties of Wolf-Rayet Winds; K.A. van der Hucht. Formation of Dust in Hostile Environments &endash; What We Learn from Observing Wolf-Rayet Stars; P.M. Williams. Dust in Hydrogen-Poor Stellar Winds, From Theory to Observations; I. Cherchneff. V 439 CYG, The Red Star That Became Blue; V.F. Polcaro, L. Norci. The Origin of the Nebulae Surrounding Luminous Blue Variable Stars; L.J. Smith. Dust from Supernovae; D.D. Clayton, et al. Molecules and Dust in Supernovae; A. Dalgarno, et al. A Search for CO J = 2 → 1 Emission from the Metal Rich Globular Cluster NGC 6356; M.E.L. Hopwood, et al. Dust Formation Chemistry in Carbon-Rich Wolf-Rayet Winds; Y.H. Le Tueff, I. Cherchneff. Index of Objects. Index of Topics.