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Paper: CV population densities: Using CFHT as the worlds largest time-series photometer
Volume: 261, The Physics of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects
Page: 289
Authors: Lott, D. A.; Haswell, C. A.; Abbott, T. M. C.; Ringwald, F.
Abstract: Known samples of cataclysmic variables (CVs) are sparse and/or rife with selection effects and do not provide adequate tests of theories of their evolution. We have used the CFHT12k mosaic camera as the worlds largest time-series photometer, observing a 0.3 sq.deg. Galactic field with 3 minute time-resolution. The resulting unbiased, magnitude-limited sample of CVs, and their progenitors will be used to test the predictions of CV population models.
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