Solar-Type Activity in Main-Sequence Stars / Edition 1

Solar-Type Activity in Main-Sequence Stars / Edition 1

by Svetlana Knyazeva, Roald E. Gershberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3642059538

ISBN-13: 9783642059537

Pub. Date: 12/08/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The first comprehensive monograph on this active and productive field of research investigates solar-type activity amongst the large spectrum of low- and middle-mass main sequence stars, and presents the subject in a systematic and comprehensive fashion.

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The first comprehensive monograph on this active and productive field of research investigates solar-type activity amongst the large spectrum of low- and middle-mass main sequence stars, and presents the subject in a systematic and comprehensive fashion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642059537
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Series:
Astronomy and Astrophysics Library Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
1.03(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Flare Stars in a Quiescent State: General Characteristics of Flare Stars.- Photospheres.- Chromospheres and Transition Regions.- Coronae and Stellar Winds.- Heating Mechanisms for Stellar Atmospheres.- Flares: General Description of Stellar Flares.- Temporal Characteristics of Flares.- Flare Energy.- Dynamics and Radiation Mechanisms of Flares.- Models of Stellar Flares.- Long-Term Variations in Activity of Flare Stars: Activity Cycles.- Evolutionary Changes.- Conclusion: Activity and Subphotospheric Magnetic Fields.- Activity and Magnetism of Stellar Atmospheres.- References.

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