Stellar Magnetism

Stellar Magnetism

by Leon Mestel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198517610

ISBN-13: 9780198517610

Pub. Date: 11/18/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book covers the full range of research on the magnetic fields of stars, from the familiar variations in the Sun's field which coincide with the sun-spot cycle, to the enormous magnetic fields emitted by rotating neutron stars. The field is developing rapidly, and this book by one of its leading figures, provides a carefully developed account.  See more details below

Overview

This book covers the full range of research on the magnetic fields of stars, from the familiar variations in the Sun's field which coincide with the sun-spot cycle, to the enormous magnetic fields emitted by rotating neutron stars. The field is developing rapidly, and this book by one of its leading figures, provides a carefully developed account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198517610
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/18/1999
Series:
International Series of Monographs on Physics Series, #99
Pages:
658
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Figure acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2Theoretical Basis13
3Applications44
4Magnetism and Convection97
5Magnetic Fields in Stellar Interiors154
6Stellar Dynamos195
7Magnetic Braking of Stars by Winds240
8Late-Type Stars282
9The Early-Type Magnetic Stars320
10Pre-Main Sequence Stars360
11Magnetism and Star Formation I425
12Magnetism and Star Formation II482
13Pulsar Electrodynamics I532
14Pulsar Electrodynamics II579
Index631

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