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A high-precision survey of magnetic white dwarfs

Abstract : We have carried out a survey of magnetic fields in 60 bright white dwarfs. Our observations have a mean uncertainty of about 0.5 kG. The large sample and high accuracy of our measurements allows us to obtain a clearer picture of the frequency of magnetic fields in degenerate stars, and shows that even relatively weak fields are in fact quite rare in white dwarfs.
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S. Bagnulo, J. D. Landstreet, A. J. Martin, G. Valyavin. A high-precision survey of magnetic white dwarfs. Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnaté Pleso, 2018, 48, pp.236-244. ⟨insu-03717068⟩

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