On the orbital period distribution of cataclysmic variables
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Oxford University Press
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Using the latest compilation of cataclysmic variable orbital periods by Ritter & Kolb we argue against Verbunt's conclusion that the period gap is not significant for nova-like variables. We also discuss the relation of the VY Scl stars to the dwarf novae.
3 pages, 3 figures, LaTeX, To appear in MNRAS. Also at http://www.astro.keele.ac.uk/~ch/
Vol. 295, No. 2, pp. L50-L52.