Lilia Ferrario

Department of Mathematics
Astronomy & Astrophysics Program
Mathematical Sciences Institute
The Australian National University
Canberra, ACT 0200

  • Compact stars:
  • White dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars and magnetars
  • Fluid mechanical problems related to accretion in binary stars and radiation transfer effects.
  • Radiation processes and transfer mechanisms in accretion flows on to highly magnetic compact stars, such as the magnetic Cataclysmic Variables (MCVs, see figure below).
  • Modelling of cyclotron radiation from the accretion columns of mCVs.

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Deformed Magnetic Field Lines at the Coupling Region

Deformed Magnetic Field Lines at the coupling region.


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Last updated: 23 March 2009