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Paper: Braking and bouncing
Volume: 261, The Physics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Page: 180
Authors: Kolb, U.
Abstract: I discuss the case for an efficient orbital braking mechanism in CVs, and the effect of nova outbursts on the observed range of mass transfer rates. I review the continuing problem that models have in interpreting the short--period cut--off of the CV period distribution.
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