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Paper: The Primary Mass Distribution of PCEBs
Volume: 447, Evolution of Compact Binaries
Page: 183
Authors: Rebassa-Mansergas, A.; Schreiber, M. R.; Gänsicke, B. T.; Nebot Gómez-Morán, A.; Girven, J.
Abstract: In this contribution we present white dwarf mass distributions of a large sample of post common-envelope binaries and wide white dwarf-main sequence binaries. Whilst the former contains a much larger fraction of low-mass white dwarfs, the latter is similar to single white dwarf mass distributions. Our results give robust indications that the majority of low-mass white dwarfs are formed in binaries.
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