HEAD Division Meeting 1999, April 1999
Session 10. QPOs and Magnetars
Oral, Monday, April 12, 1999, 11:20am-12:44pm, Colonial Room

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[10.02] Recent Developments in Kilohertz QPOs

M. C. Miller (University of Chicago)

The past year has seen many remarkable developments in the study of kilohertz QPOs from low-mass X-ray binaries, including a possible signature of the innermost stable circular orbit in 4U 1820-30, calculation of observational signatures of frame-dragging effects, and evidence in two sources for thermonuclear X-ray burst brightness oscillations at both the fundamental and first overtone of the stellar spin frequency. I will review these developments and will discuss future theoretical and observational results needed to resolve current outstanding questions.


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