Wagner, F.W. and Sohl, F. and Rauer, H. (2011) Structure and composition of transiting super-Earths. Plato Science Conference, 2011-02-24 - 2011-02-25, Berlin, Germany.
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The discovery of rocky exoplanets relies on current detection limits of ground-based observational methods. Structural models of solid exoplanet interiors are constructed by using equations of state for the radial density distribution, which are compliant with the thermodynamics of the high-pressure limit. The modeling results imply that mass-radius relationships are robust and can be used to classify low-mass exoplanets such as CoRoT-7b and Kepler-10b in terms of their bulk compositions.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)|
|Title:||Structure and composition of transiting super-Earths|
|Keywords:||Mass-radius relationships, exoplanets, super-Earths, CoRoT-7b, Kepler-10b|
|Event Title:||Plato Science Conference|
|Event Location:||Berlin, Germany|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||2011-02-24 - 2011-02-25|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W - Vorhaben Extrasolare Planeten (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Physics|
Institute of Planetary Research > Extrasolar Planets and Atmospheres
|Deposited By:||Frank Sohl|
|Deposited On:||10 May 2011 13:46|
|Last Modified:||10 May 2011 13:46|
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