Mass Loss from Red Giants: Proceedings of a Conference held at the University of California at Los Angeles, U.S.A., June 20-21, 1984 / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027720757
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 8/31/1985
  • Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library Series, #117
  • Edition description: 1985
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

On the Significance of Mass Loss from Bright Red Giants (Review).- Masses of White Dwarfs and Other Remnants: The Ultimate Constraint on M? (Review).- Optical Spectroscopy of Red Giants (Review).- Mass Loss in Metal Deficient Red Giants.- Mass Loss from Red Giants: Results from Ultraviolet Spectroscopy (Review).- Densities, Temperatures and Geometric Extents of C II Emitting Regions in the Winds of Luminous, Late-Type Stars.- Results from Optical Interferometry (Review).- High Angular Resolution Interferometric Observations of Betelgeuse in the Visible.- Mass Loss from Red Giants: Infrared Spectroscopy (Review).- CO Vibration Rotation Lines from Circumstellar Shells.- Circumstellar Dynamics Observed by Infrared Heterodyne Spectroscopy.- The Near Circumstellar Environment of Miras.- The Infrared Characteristics of Circumstellar Silicate Grains.- Infrared Spatial Interferometry (Review).- 10 Micron Speckle Interferometry of OH/IR Stars.- Far-Infrared and Submillimeter Photometry of Evolved Stars (Review).- Thermal Radio Emission from Molecules in Circumstellar Outflows (Review).- Time Variations of SiO (v=0, J=2–1) Emission from Circumstellar Shells.- SiS in Circumstellar Shells.- Infrared Pumping and Polarization of Molecular Lines in IRC+10216.- The Distribution of HCN in the Circumstellar Envelope of IRC+10216.- Upper Limit for the Production of 14C in the Carbon Star IRC+10216 from Observations of the 14CO (J=1–0) Line.- The 13C/12C Isotope Ratio in Circumstellar Envelopes.- CO(2–1) Emission from the Circumstellar Envelope of Alpha ORI.- CO (1–0) Maps of NGC7027.- The NGC 7027 Molecular Cloud.- CO Emission from Planetary Nebulae.- The Gas to Dust Ratio in Circumstellar Envelopes.- 21-CM Line and Radio Continuum Emission from Circumstellar Envelopes Around Late-Type Giants (Review).- 20 GHZ Continuum and SiS Maser Emission from IRC+10216.- Radio Continuum Observations of G-M Giants and Supergiants and Inferred Ionized Mass Loss Rates.- Maser Emission as a Tool to Study Mass Loss from Evolved Stars (Review).- A Search for OH and H2O Maser Emission from Unidentified Iras Sources.- Radio and Infrared Observations of OH/IR Stars.- Mass Loss from OH/IR Stars.- What Circumstellar SiO and OH Masers Tell Us about Mass Loss from Red Giants.- Time Monitoring of SiO (v=1, J=2–1) Maser Emission from Late Type Stars.- New 43 GHz SIO Observations with the MPIFR 100m Telescope.- Mass Loss Mechanisms for Cool, Low-Gravity Stars (Review).- Pulsation, Mass Loss and Grain Formation in Cool Giants.- Effects of Rotation and Convection on Mass-Loss from Red Giants.- Hydrogen Deficiency and Mass Loss from AGB Stars.- The Physical and Chemical Structure of Circumstellar Envelopes (Review).- Bipolar Nebulae and Mass Loss from Red Giant Stars (Review).- Infrared Studies of the Bipolar Nebula OH0739.- Observations of the Far-Infrared Emission Lines of OI and CII in Planetary Nebulae.- Ammonia and Cyanotriacetylene in the Egg Nebula.- Concluding Remarks.- Object Index.

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