Vol. 392 - Hot Subdwarf Stars and Related Objects
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These are the proceedings of the third international workshop on Hot Subdwarf Stars and Related Objects, held in the historic city of Bamberg, Germany, in July 2007.
Hot Subdwarfs represent several stages in the very late evolution of low-mass stars. B-type subdwarfs are helium-core burners at the extreme end of the horizontal branch, while O types represent a rich mixture of post-giant branch, post-horizontal branch and post-asymptotic giant branch stars. They are important for many fields of modern astrophysics. Hot subdwarf stars provide:
New instruments and theoretical models, as well as a vibrant young research community, are forcin rapid progress in all of these areas. These proceedings provide and informative snapshot of current research. They also include a small number of papers which have been extended to include an introduction for non-specialists. These papers offer a valuable resource useful to a wide audience including beginning graduate students and experienced reviewers for several years to come.
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