White dwarfs as physics laboratories: the case of axions.

Conference object, Other literature type, Preprint en OPEN
Isern, J.; Althaus, L.; Garcia-Berro, E.; Salaris, M.; Torres, S.; Catalan, S.; Corsico, A.; Garcia-Berro, E.; Salaris, M.; Torres, S.; Althaus, L.; Catalan, S.; Corsico, A.;
  • Publisher: Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, DESY, Hamburg
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3204/desy-proc-2011-04/isern_jordi
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | WIMP | white dwarf | High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | Physics | WISP | thermodynamics | axion
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

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