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Angular Momentum Evolution of Young Stars

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789401055871
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 10/28/2012
  • Series: Nato Science Series C: (closed) , #340
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • Pages: 465
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Initial Angular Momentum Distribution.- Angular Momentum Effects in Star Formation.- Evolutionary Properties of Intermediate-Mass Protostar.- Small-Scale Structure and Angular Momentum Transfer in Protostellar Environments.- Ekman Pumping in a Rotating Protostar.- Rotation in Pre-Main Sequence Stars; Properties and Evolution.- Disks Associated with Intermediate Mass Stars.- Differential Rotation of Fully Convective Pre-Main Sequence Stars.- The X-ray Emission from PMS Stars in Taurus-Auriga, and the Relationship with Other Diagnostics of Activity.- Multifrequency Monitoring of RU Lupi; Observational Results and a Model.- Polarimetry and CCD Imaging of Herbig Ae/Be Stars and Star Forming Regions.- II: Angular Momentum Evolution.- Rotational Velocities of Low Mass Stars in Young Clusters.- Rotation of Young Stars in the Orion Nebula Region.- Rotational Velocities of Stars in Open Clusters; the Time-Dependence Revisited.- Main Sequence Angular Momentum Loss in Low-Mass Stars.- The Angular Momentum Evolution of Young and Old Binary Components.- Ages of Spotted Late-Type Stars.- Rotation of Evolved Stars.- Rotational Discontinuity of Evolved Stars; What Interpretation?.- III: Consequence of Rotation.- Magnetic Activity and Rotation.- Lithium, Rotation and Age.- Rotation, Chromospheric Activity, and Lithium Abundances in G and K Dwarfs of the Pleiades.- Lithium Abundance and Rotation in Southern Chromospherically Active Stars.- Lithium Depletion Induced by Rotation in Young Stars.- Rotational Mixing and Lithium in Young Stars.- IV: Internal Rotation and Models.- Internal Solar Rotation.- Stellar Activity Belts as Potential Indicators of Internal Rotation and Angular Momentum Distribution.- Dynamics of Spot Groups and Rotation of the External Convective Layers in the Sun and Magnetically Active Stars.- Theory of Magnetic Braking of Late-Type Stars.- Pre-Main Sequence and Main Sequence Rotational Evolution; Constraints on Models Derived from Observations.- Evolutionary Models of Rotating Stars.- The Internal Rotation of the Sun; Implications on the History of its Angular Momentum.- Angular Momentum Transport, Rotational Instabilities, Magnetic Fields and Mixing.- The Spin-Down of Main Sequence Stars Based on Observed Magnetic Field Strength.- Session V: Observational Perspectives.- Observational Perspectives.- PRISMA: a Space Facility for Studying Rotation and Activity.- The Spectrum-UV Project.- Summary of the Workshop.- Panel Discussion: Initial Angular Momentum.- Panel Discussion: Dynamos and Internal Rotation.- Author Index.- Object Index.
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