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    • Substellar companions and the formation of hot subdwarf stars 

      Geier, Stephan; Heber, Ulrich; Tillich, Alfred; Hirsch, Heiko; Kupfer, Thomas; Schaffenroth, Veronika; Classen, Lew; Maxted, Pierre F. L.; Ostensen, Roy H.; Barlow, Brad N.; Marsh, Tom R.; Gaensicke, Boris T.; Napiwotzki, Ralf; O'Toole, Simon J.; Guenther, Eike W. (American Institute of Physics, 2011)
      We give a brief review over the observational evidence for close substellar companions to hot subdwarf stars. The formation of these core helium-burning objects requires huge mass loss of their red giant progenitors. It ...