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Xix 1 Detection tools and homes of recognized Exoplanets Patrick G. J. Irwin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 1 advent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 2 Detection of Extrasolar Planets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 2. 1 Radial speed Detections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 2. 2 Astrometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 2. three Transit Detections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 2. four Microlensing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. three houses of saw Extrasolar Planets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. four Sensitivity and destiny tools for Detection of Extrasolar Planets . . . . 1. four. 1 Transit Programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. four. 2 Direct Optical Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. five Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Doppler Exoplanet Surveys: From unmarried item to a number of items Jian Ge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 1 creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 2 Description of the Doppler approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 2. 1 The excessive answer Cross-Dispersed Echelle strategy . . . . . . . . . 2. 2. 2 The Dispersed Fixed-Delay Interferometer process . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. three major effects from unmarried item Doppler Planet Surveys . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. three. 1 major Conclusions on substantial Planets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. three. 2 New Super-Earth Mass Planet effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. four technological know-how wishes for a number of item Doppler Planet Surveys . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. five Early effects from a Multi-Object Doppler Planet Survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 6 New Planet technology to be Addressed by way of subsequent iteration Multi-Object RV Planet Surveys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 6. 1 huge Planet technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 6. 2 comparability with different Planet Surveys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. 6. three Super-Earth Mass Planets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 1 2 four four 6 7 12 thirteen 14 sixteen 17 21 21 21 22 25 28 29 30 30 32 37 37 39 forty vi Contents 2. 7 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty-one References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty two three Detection of Extrasolar Planets by means of Gravitational Microlensing David P. Bennett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. 1 creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. 2 Gravitational Microlensing conception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. 2. 1 the one Lens Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. 2. 2 a number of Lens structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. three Planetary Microlensing occasions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. three. 1 Planetary Caustic Perturbations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. three. 2 Stellar Caustic Perturbations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. three. three Finite resource Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three. four Planetary Parameters from Microlensing occasions .

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