Fingering convection and cloudless models for cool brown dwarf atmospheres

@article{Tremblin2015FingeringCA,
  title={Fingering convection and cloudless models for cool brown dwarf atmospheres},
  author={Pascal Tremblin and David S. Amundsen and Pierre A. J. Mourier and Isabelle Baraffe and Gilles Chabrier and Benjamin Drummond and Derek Homeier and Olivia Venot},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2015}
}
This work aims to improve the current understanding of the atmospheres of brown dwarfs, especially cold ones with spectral type T and Y, whose modeling is a current challenge. Silicate and iron clouds are believed to disappear at the photosphere at the L/T transition, but cloudless models fail to reproduce correctly the spectra of T dwarfs, advocating for the addition of more physics, e.g. other types of clouds or internal energy transport mechanisms. We use a one-dimensional (1D) radiative… 

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