Title: The Eighth Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics: A Tribute to Kam Ching Leung
Volume: 404 Year: 2009 View this Volume on ADS
Editors: Soonthornthum, B.; Komonjinda, S.; Cheng, K.S.; Leung, K.C.
The Pacific Rim Conference on Stellar Astrophysics, PRCSA, is a series of conferences which initially focused on binary star research, yet over the years it has grown wider in scope to include topics regarding the most fundamental building blocks of modern astronomy and astrophysics. Since its inception in 1985 each conference has been held in a country on the Asian Rim of the Pacific. In the most recent decade the conference has been held every three years. The 8th PRCSA was held in Phuket, Thailand in May 2008. Although it is called the “Pacific Rim” conference series, the participants are not restricted to scientists from Pacific Rim countries. This conference has attracted nearly 100 participants from 23 countries from far regions of the world. The 2008 conference also served another important purpose: to honor Prof. Kam-Ching Leung for his contribution in supporting the development of astronomy in Asia, particularly in Thailand. The proceedings of this conference are published in this volume and include contributions on stars, star formation, novae, supernovae, compact objects, binary stars, cataclysmic variables, variable stars, binary and multiple star systems, brown dwarfs and planetary companions, stars clusters and large-scale surveys.
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Volume 404 Cover Soonthornthum, B.; Komonjinda, S.; Cheng, K.S.; Leung, K.C.
Front Matter   
Volume 404 Front Matter 1 Soonthornthum, B.; Komonjinda, S.; Cheng, K.S.; Leung, K.C.
Conference Photo   
Volume 404 Conference Photograph 2 Soonthornthum, B.; Komonjinda, S.; Cheng, K.S.; Leung, K.C.
Part 1. Preliminary   
Recent Astronomical Development in Asia Pacific Rim 3 Leung, K
Part 2. Star Formation   
A Multiwavelength Approach to the Star Formation in the Orion's Head Complex 9 Barrado y Navascués; Morales-Calderón, M.; Bayo, A.; Huélamo, N.; Bouy, H.; Stelzer B.; Stauffer J.R.
Towards a Complete Census of Young Stars in the Solar Neighbourhood 15 Murphy S.J.; Bessell M.S.
Young Stellar Population in the Lupus 3 Molecular Cloud 20 Jhang, Y.T.; Chen, W.P.; Hsiao, W.S.; Huang F.Y.; Kao C.H.
Near Infrared Polarimetric Imaging of the Giant HII region NGC3576cation 27 Shih, Y.H.; Chen, W.P.; Hsiao, W.S.; Tamura M.
OH MERLIN Observations Towards the Star Forming Region S140-IRS1 33 Asanok, K.; Etoka, S.; Gray, M.; Thomasson, P.; Richards,A.M.S.; Hutawarakorn Kramer B.
What Causes the Abundance Gradient and its Evolution along the Galaxy Disk? 36 Hou, J.L.; Fu, J.; Chang, R.X.; Yin, J.; Chen L.
Star Formation in the Nearby Galaxy Cluster Abell 1367 39 W. Kraiwattanawong, W.; James, P.A.; Moss, C.; Carter D.
Part 3. Novae and Supernovae   
Dwarf Nova Oscillations in VW Hydri 45 Warner B.; Woudt P.A.
Nova V1280 Sco 2007 50 Kuncarayakti, H.; Kristyowati, D.; Kunjaya C.
Spectroscopic Observations of WZ Sge-type Dwarf Novae, GW Lib and V455 And in Superoutburst 52 Nogami, D.; Hiroi, K.; Suzuki, Y.; Moritani, Y.; Soejima, Y.; Imada,A.
Photometric Observations of a WZ Sge-type Dwarf Nova V455 Andromedae during the 2007 Superoutburst 57 Maehara, H.; Imada, A.; Kubota, K.; Soejima, Y.; Moritani, Y.; Kato, T.; Nogami, D.; Matsui, R.; Arai, A.; Uemura, M.; the KANATA Team, Tanabe, K.; Kunitomi, N.; Imamura, K.; Nakajima, K.; Itoh, H.; Kiyota, S.; Kato, H.; Masi, G.; Oksanen, A.; Richmond, M.; Davis, T.; Pietz, J.; Novak, R.; Dubovsky, P.A.; Brat, L.; Nicholson, M.; VSNET Collaboration Team
New Aspects of WZ Sge-Type Dwarf Novae through Simultaneous Optical-Infrared Observations during Superoutbursts 64 Uemura, M.; Arai, A.; Matsui, R.; Sasada, M.; Ohsugi, T.; Yamashita, T.; Kawabata, K.S.; Sato, S.; Kino, M.; Yoshida, M.; Kawai N.
“KANATA”: 1.5-m Optical-Infrared Telescope Dedicated for Astronomical Transient Phenomena 69 Uemura, M., on behalf of the KANATA team
The Long Period Recurrent Nova RS Oph 72 Voloshina I.; Metlov V.
The X-ray Spectra of the Shock Systems in RS Oph 77 Ness, J.U.; Starrfieldalse, S.
O VI Raman Scattering and the Accretion Disk Emission in the Symbiotic Novae V1016 Cygni and HM Sagittae 82 Lee, H.-W.
Rebrightening Events of Two WZ Sge-type Dwarf Novae AL Com and 1RXS J023238.8-371812 87 Arai, A.; Uemura, M.; Sasada, M.; Schmeer P.; Miller, I. on behalf of the KANATA team
Observations of Classical Novae at the Higashi-Hiroshima Observatory 90 Arai, A.; Uemura, M.; Kawabata, K.S.; Sasada, M.; Ohsugi, T.; Yamashita, T.; Sato, S.; and Kino, M. on the behalf of the KANATA
Recovery of Quiescent Novae 93 Kamath, U.S.
Gamow-Teller Strength Distributions for pf-shell Nuclei and its Implications in Astrophysics 96 Rahman, M.U.; Nabi J.U.
Part 4. Compact Objects   
Neutrino and Electron-positron Pair Emission from Phase-induced Collapse of Neutron Stars 105 Cheng, K.S.; Lin, L.-M.; Tian X.L.
Phase-Resolved Cyclotron Spectroscopy of MQ Draconis 112 Campbell R.K.; Harrison T.E.
Broadband SED, and Radio/X-ray Correlation of Accreting Stellar Black Hole Systems 116 Wu, X.B.; Xue, Y.; Cui W.
Jets and Environment of Microquasars 123 Zhang S.N.; Hao J.F.
Partially Screened Polar Gap in Pulsars 131 Melikidze, G.; Gile, J.
Astrophysical Implications of the Hadron-quark Phase Transition in Neutron Stars 137 Harko, T.
Time Lag in the X-ray Dust Scattering Halo of Cyg X-1 144 Zhang, S.N.; Ling, Z.; Xiang, J.; Tang S.
X-ray Millisecond Pulsar Populations in Globular Clusters 149 Hui, C.Y.; Huang, H.H.; Cheng, K.S.; Taam, R.E.; Becker W.
High-Dispersion Spectroscopy of a Be/X-Ray Binary A0535+26/V725 Tau 154 Moritani, Y.; Nogami, D.; Okazaki, A.T.; Imada, A.; Kambe, E.; AS Honda,
High Energy Emission from Young Pulsars 161 Cheng, K.S.
Exploring the X-ray Emission Nature of Supernova Remnant G67.7+1.8 and the Associated Compact Objects 164 Hui, C.Y.; Beckere, W.
Part 5. Binary Stars   
The Formation, Evolution and Parameters of Short-period Low-mass X-ray Binaries and Black-hole Components 171 Yungelson, L.R.; Lasota, J.P.
Absolute Dimensions of Four Eclipsing Binaries 178 Surina, F.; Kang, Y.W.
New Method of Light Curve Analyses of Eclipsing Binaries in the Small Magellan Cloud 184 Kang, Y.W.; Surina, F.; Lee J.J.
Photometric Study of Near Contact Binaries 189 Zhu, L.; Qiange, S.B.
The Observation and Study of Shallow-contact Binary Systems 194 He, J.J; Qian, S.B.
Analysis of the W UMa-type Eclipsing Binary V752 Centauri 199 Schumacher, H.
RZ Cas, KO Aql and S Equ: a Piece of Cake of Case A RLOF? 204 De Greve, J.P.; Mennekens, N.; Van Rensbergen, W.; Yungelson L.
The Difference Between Metal-poor and Metal-rich Binaries 209 Abt, H.A.
X-ray Statistics of WR Colliding-Wind Binaries 212 Kogure, T.
High-precision Orbits of Southern Single-lined Spectroscopic Binaries 215 Komonjinda, S.; Hearnshaw, J.B.; Ramm D.J.
Rapid Mass Transfer Can Drive Mass Out of a Binary 218 Van Rensbergen, W.; De Greve, J.P.; Mennekens, N.; De Loore C.
Part 6. Cataclysmic Variables and Variable Starts   
The Accreting, Pulsating White Dwarfs in Cataclysmic Variables 229 Szkody, P.; Mukadam, A.S.; Gäansicke, B.T.; Henden, A.; Nitta,A.; Sion, E.M.; Townsley, D.
What’s Cool About Hot Stars? Cataclysmic Variables in the Mid-Infrared 234 Hoard, D.W.; Kafka, S.; Wachter, S.; Howell, S.; Brinkworth, C.; Ciardi, D.
The Thermal Evolution of Mass Losing Donors in AM CVn Binary Systems 241 Taam, R.E.; Deloye, C.J.; Sengupta S.
Orbital Period Investigation of Some Eclipsing CVs and pre-CVs 248 Qian, S.B.; Soonthornthum, B.; Dai, Z.B.; Zhu, L.Y.; He,J.J.; Liao, W.P.; Li L.J.
Mass Loss From Low and Intermediate Mass Stars 255 Wood, P.R.
Non-Linear Cepheid Period-Luminosity Relation and the Interaction of Stellar Photosphere with Hydrogen Ionization Front 262 Ngeow, C.; Kanburi, S.M.
A Photometric Analysis of R Coronae Borealis Stars in the Magellanic Clouds 267 Woollands, R.M.; Cottrell, P.L.
1RXS J0629-0335: A New Long-period Cataclysmic Variable 272 Arjyotha, S.; Aungwerojwit, A.; Gänsicke, B.T.; Marsh, T.R.; Rodríguez-Gil P.
On the Orbital Period Distribution of Cataclysmic Variables from Hamburg Quasar Survey 276 Aungwerojwit, A.; Gänsicke, B.T.
Part 7. Stars, Brown Dwarfs and Planetary Companions   
3 - D Simulation of Penetrative Convection with Rotation 283 Singh, H.P.; Pal, P.S.; Srivastava, M.P.; Chan K.L.
Search for Substellar Objects Around Young and Nearby Stars: The SACY Sample 286 Hué lamo, N.; Barrado y Navascué s, D.; Bouy, H.; Torres, C.A.O.; Quast, G.; Melo, C.H.F.; Sterzik, M.F.; Chauvin G.
Transits of Extra-solar Planets with Eccentric Orbit 291 Giménez, A.
Spectral Lines Profiles of Be Star: Beta Lyrae 297 Ahmad, N.; Zainuddin, Mohd. Z.; Yahya, Mohd. S.
Near-Infrared Excess of Classical Be Stars 302 Lee, C.D.; Chen, W.P.
Oscillating Red Giants in the CoRoT Exo-field: An Asteroseismic Radius, and Mass Determination 307 Kallinger, T.; Weiss, W.W.; DeRidder, J.; Hekker, S.; Barban,C.
The Geometrical, and Magnetic Structure of the Proto-Planetary Nebula OH 231.8+4.2 Traced by OH Maser Emission 311 Etoka, S.; Zijlstra, A.; Richards, A.M.; Matsuura, M.; Lagadec E.
Optical Spectroscopy of the Post-AGB Star HD 89353 316 Mohamad-Yob, S.J.; Gopir, G.K.; Malasan, H.L.; Anwar R.
Discovery of a Disrupted IR Ring Around IRAS 19193+1443 320 McCollum, B.
A Look at the ALMA Science Archive 324 Etoka, S.; Fuller, G.A.; Wicenec, A.; Williams, S.J.; Meuss, H.; Hill N.
Solar Model Using the Exact Tunnelling Probability in the Thermonuclear Reaction Rates 327 Aziz, A.A.; Yusof, N.; Kassim H.A.
Canopus Angular Diameter Revisited by the AMBER Instrument of the VLT Interferometer 330 Bendjoya, P.; Domiciano de Souza, A.; Vakili, F.; Millour, F.; Petrov R.
A Monte Carlo Study of the Effects of Collisional De-excitation on the Resonance Doublet Flux Ratios in Symbiotic Stars 334 Kang E.H.; Lee H.W.
An Emission Line Analysis of MASH Galactic PNe 337 Kovacevic, A.; Parker, Q.
Part 8. Star Clusters and Large Scale Survey   
Galactic Open Clusters and the LOCS Project 343 Chen, L.; Houage, J.L.
BRITE-Constellation: Science Camera Performance Simulation 350 Kaiser, A.; Mochnacki, S.; Moffat, A.; Weiss W.W.
SkyMapper and the Southern Sky Survey: A Valuable Resource for Stellar Astrophysics 356 Murphy, S.; Keller, S.; Schmidt, B.; Tisserand, P.; Bessell, M.; Francis, P.; Da Costa G.
The EBAI Project: Neural Network/Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Solve Automatically Large Numbers of Light Curves of Eclipsing Binaries 361 Guinan, E.F.; Prša, A.; Devinney, E.J.; Engle S.G.
MERLIN Polarimetry of OH Masers in Post-AGB Stars 368 Bains, I.; Richards, A.M.S.; Szymczak M.
Back Matter   
Back Matter Volume 404 373 Soonthornthum, B.; Komonjinda, S.; Cheng, K.S.; Leung, K.C.
Conference Photographs   
Conference Photographs 999 Soonthornthum, B.; Komonjinda, S.; Cheng, K.S.; Leung, K.C.