Chapter 12. Tides and Exoplanets

  1. Dr. Rory Barnes
  1. Brian Jackson1,
  2. Dr. Rory Barnes2 and
  3. Richard Greenberg1

Published Online: 2 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629763.ch12

Formation and Evolution of Exoplanets

Formation and Evolution of Exoplanets

How to Cite

Jackson, B., Barnes, R. and Greenberg, R. (2010) Tides and Exoplanets, in Formation and Evolution of Exoplanets (ed R. Barnes), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629763.ch12

Editor Information

  1. University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Tucson, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, 1629 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85721-0092, USA

  2. 2

    University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Tucson, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408962

Online ISBN: 9783527629763

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Keywords:

  • tides;
  • exoplanet;
  • tidal phase lag;
  • tidal dissipation;
  • tidal evolution;
  • habitability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tidal Physics

  • Tidal Effects on Gaseous Exoplanets

  • Tidal Effects on Rocky Exoplanets

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Further Reading