Ronald E Taam

  • 5668 Citations
1976 …2019
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Research Interests

Astrophysical hydrodynamics of gas flows, close binary systems, accretion disks, nature of x-ray bursts, and in the area of stellar dynamics as related to the secular evolution of galaxies.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Columbia University

… → 1973

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Grants 2002 2018

Research Output 1976 2019

  • 5668 Citations
  • 141 Article
  • 6 Conference contribution
  • 2 Conference article
  • 1 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Gas Flows Within Cavities of Circumbinary Disks in Eccentric Binary Protostellar Systems

Mösta, P., Taam, R. E. & Duffell, P. C., Apr 20 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 875, 2, L21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eccentrics
gas flow
cavity
cavities
gas

Pulsational Pair-instability Supernovae in Very Close Binaries

Marchant, P., Renzo, M., Farmer, R., Pappas, K. M. W., Taam, R. E., De Mink, S. E. & Kalogera, V., Sep 1 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal. 882, 1, 36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supernovae
merger
LISA (observatory)
B stars
chirp
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Model for Spectral States and Their Transition in Cyg X-1

Taam, R. E., Qiao, E., Liu, B. F. & Meyer-Hofmeister, E., Jun 20 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal. 860, 2, 166.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

angular momentum
outburst
accretion
hysteresis
condensation
10 Citations (Scopus)

Common Envelope Shaping of Planetary Nebulae

García-Segura, G., Ricker, P. M. & Taam, R. E., Jun 10 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal. 860, 1, 19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

planetary nebulae
envelopes
lobes
ejection
toroids
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Growth of Stellar Mass Black Hole Binaries Trapped in the Accretion Disks of Active Galactic Nuclei

Yi, S. X., Cheng, K. S. & Taam, R. E., Jun 1 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 859, 2, L25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stellar mass
active galactic nuclei
accretion disks
accretion
merger