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Paper: An Investigation of Radio Emission in Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables
Volume: 315, Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables (IAU Colloquium 190)
Page: 237
Authors: Mason, P.A.; Gray, C.
Abstract: The origin of radio emission in magnetic CVs is a long standing problem without a satisfactory solution. We review the radio observations of both non-magnetic and magnetic CVs and discuss possible emission mechanisms. We pose the following questions: Is the presence of a magnetic white dwarf a necessary condition for radio emission? Is there a single cause for the radio emission or are there several radio emission mechanisms? We revisit the suggestion that asynchronism or at least the lack of strict magnetic locking might be a necessary condition for radio emission.
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