Tidal Dynamics of Transiting Exoplanets. Tidal Dynamics of Transiting Exoplanets. At: The Astrophysics of Planetary Systems: Formation, Structure , and Dynamical Evolution. Dan Fabrycky UC Santa Cruz 13 Oct 2010. Photo: Stefen Seip, apod/ap040611. Why tides?. Cumming+08.
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Hot Jupiters are a Sub-class
Rasio & Ford 1996, Wu & Murray 2003,
Matsumura, Peale, & Rasio 2010
Lower mass planets
less binding energy
overflow more back away from the star further
Inclination to stellar equator?
Fabrycky & Tremaine 07
Also, resonant-pumping (Yu & Tremaine 01, Thommes & Lissauer 03)
Winn, Fabrycky, Albrecht, Johnson 2010 (see also Schlaufman 2010)