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Latest releases:
High-Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of the Interstellar Medium II: Neon and Iron Absorption Edges astro-ph/0605674
Determining the Nature of the SS 433 Binary Using an X-ray Spectrum During Eclipse astro-ph/0605574
The Kinematic and Plasma Properties of X-ray Knots in Cassiopeia A from the Chandra HETGSastro-ph/0605078
Star Formation in the Era of the Three Great Observatories astro-ph/0604384



2005 releases:
From Dust to Stars - new book on star formation, Spinger - Praxis
The Chandra High-Energy Transmission Grating: Design, Fabrication, Ground Calibration, and 5 Years in Flight - PASP, 2005, 117, pp. 1144
X-Ray Emission from Orion Nebula Cluster Stars with Circumstellar Disks and Jets - ApJS, 2005, 160, pp. 511
DEMs of Collisonally Ionized Plasmas II: Application to Hot Stars - ApJ, 2005, 627, pp. 953
Revealing the Focused Companion Wind in Cygnus X-1 with Chandra - ApJ, 2005, 620, pp. 398

Accretion Phenomena in X-ray Binaries - recent works
Variability of the X-ray P Cygni Line Profiles from Circinus X-1 Near Zero Phase
Broad P Cygni X-ray Lines from Circinus X-1
P Cygni Line detection in Cir X-1
The Photoionized Plasma above the Accretion Disk of the Neutron Star EXO 0748-676
The Composite Fe K-alpha Emission Line in the Galactic Black Hole Cygnus X-1
A Hot DiskAtmosphere and Cold Gas Enriched in Iron and Silicon in GRS 1915+105
The High Resolution X-ray Spectrum of SS 433
The Oxygen/Neon-Rich Accretion Disk in 4U1626-67
The ``Radio-loud'' Black Hole Candidate 1E 1740.7-2942
ROSAT Energy Spectra of Low-Mass X-Ray Binaries

General resources for X-ray binaries
Joerns X-ray binary lecture at U. Tuebingen
Book: X-ray Binaries by W.H.G. Lewin et al.
Book: Theory of Black Hole Accretion Discs by M.A. Abramowicz et al.
Book: Accretion Power in Astrophysics by Frank, King & Raine
3D Hydrodynamic Simmulations of Accretion Disks (link to NCSU)
APOD od Dec. 19, 1999

' Magnetic Activity in Young Massive stars
DEMs of Collisonally Ionized Plasmas I: Method
X-ray Modeling of Very Young Early Type Stars and Evolutionary Implications
High Resolution Spectra of Stellar Winds in Very Young Massive Stars
X-Ray Plasma Diagnostics of Stellar Winds in Young Massive Stars
Variable Embedded X-Ray Sources in Orion
Nonthermal X-Ray Emission from the Massive Star-forming Region RCW 38 (Wolk et al.)
Trifid Nebula: X-Ray Emission from the O Star Complex (Rho et al.)
Magnetically Channeled Line-driven Stellar Winds (Ud Doula & Owocki)
M17 and the Rosette Nebula: X-Ray Flows in Galactic H II Regions (Townsley et al.)
X-ray emission from early-type stars in the Orion Nebula Cluster (COUP)

General resources
MHD 2D movie of Theta1 Ori C (Gagne et al.)
IAU working group on massive stars
Book: Introduction to Stellar Winds by Lamers & Cassinelli
IAU Symposium 227: Massive Star Birth
Veil Lifts on Massive Stars' Birth (Space News, 06/2003)
Hot Stars Surprise Astronomers (Space News, 11/2000)

Accretion and Coronal Activity in Protostars & CTTS
The Coronal X-Ray Spectrum of the Multiple Weak-lined T Tauri Star System HD 98800
Evidence for Accretion: X-Ray Spectroscopy of the Classical T Tauri Star TW Hydrae
II Pegasi: Coronal Temperature Structure, Abundances, and Variability
The Chandra Deep Field-North Survey (Feigelson et al. 2004)
Constraints on the Origins of Magnetic Activity in PMS Stars (Feigelson et al. 2003)
Mag. Flaring in the PMS Sun, Implic. for the Early Solar System (Feigelson et al. 2002)
Rotation and X-Ray Emission from Protostars (Montmerle et al.)
X-rays and fluctuating X-winds from protostars (Shu et al.)

General resources for YSOs
Protostars and Planets V
Star Formation in the Era of Three Great Observatories
Catalog of accretion disk models by D'Alessio et al.
Accretion disk simulations by Hawley & Balbus
Book: From Dust to Stars (Schulz 2005)
Book: The Formation of Stars (Stahler & Palla 2004)
Book: Star Formation and the Physics of Young Stars (Bouvier & Zahn, eds, 2002)
Book: Accretion Processes in Star Formation (Hartmann 2000)
Book: Protostars and Planets IV (Manning et al., eds, 2000)
Book: Protostars and Planets III (Levy & Lunine 1993)

' Chemical Abundance and Ionization Fractions in the ISM
X-Ray Spectroscopy of the Interstellar Medium: Structure at the Oxygen K-Edge
X-ray Absorption in the ISM
The High Resolution X-ray Spectrum of Cyg X-1: Soft X-Ray Ionization and Absorption
Interstellar X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy of O, Ne, and Fe of X0614+091 (Paerels et al.)
Grain Composition of the Interstellar Medium with X-Ray Spectroscopy (Lee & Ravel)
The interstellar oxygen-K absorption edge as observed by XMM-Newton (de Vries et al.)
On the Absorption of X-Rays in the Interstellar Medium (Wilms et al.)

ISM Resources
Interstellar Dust Grains (by B. Draine)
X-Ray Interactions (Henke et al.)
Book: The Magnetized Interstellar Medium (Uyaniker, Reich, Wielebinski, eds)
Book: The Interstellar Medium (Lequeux et al.)
Book: Interstellar Turbulence (Franco et al., eds, 1999)
Book: The Physics of Interstellar Dust (by E. Krugel)
Book: Physical Processes in the Interstellar Medium (by L. Spitzer)
Interstellar Absorption of Cosmic X Rays

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