Asteroseismology of low-mass stars: the balance between partial ionization and Coulomb interactions

@article{Brito2021AsteroseismologyOL,
  title={Asteroseismology of low-mass stars: the balance between partial ionization and Coulomb interactions},
  author={Ana Brito and Ilidio P. Lopes},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2021}
}
  • Ana Brito, I. Lopes
  • Published 25 September 2021
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
All cool stars with outer convective zones have the potential to exhibit stochastically excited stellar oscillations. In this work, we explore the outer layers of stars less massive than the Sun. In particular, we have computed a set of stellar models ranging from 0.4 to 0.9 M⊙ with the aim at determining the impact on stellar oscillations of two physical processes occurring in the envelopes of these stars. Namely, the partial ionization of chemical elements and the electrostatic interactions… 

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