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Paper: Radiation Pressure Effect on the Roche Lobe
Volume: 435, Binaries – Key to Comprehension of the Universe
Page: 85
Authors: Dermine, T.; Jorissen, A.; Siess, L.; Frankowski, A.; Dermine, T.
Abstract: Specific evolutionary channels which involve Roche lobe overflow are not correctly accounted for by the classical Roche model. We generalise the Roche lobe concept in the presence of extra forces, due to radiation pressure (as first suggested by Schuerman1972). We evaluate their impacts on the distortion of the equipotentials. The Roche-lobe radius may either stay unchanged, become smaller, or even become meaningless (for radiatively-driven wind).
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