Mixed modes in red-giant stars observed with CoRoT

  title={Mixed modes in red-giant stars observed with CoRoT},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Mosser and Caroline Barban and Josefina Montalb{\'a}n and Paul G. Beck and Andrea Miglio and K'evin Belkacem and M-J. Goupil and Saskia Hekker and Joris De Ridder and M-A. Dupret and Yvonne P. Elsworth and Alfred F. Noels and Frédéric Baudin and Eric Michel and R'eza Samadi and Michel Auvergne and Annie Baglin and Claude Catal{\`a}},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. The CoRoT mission has provided thousands of red-giant light curves. The analysis of their solar-like oscillations allows us to characterize their stellar properties. Aims. Up to now, the global seismic parameters of the pressure modes have been unable to distinguish red-clump giants from members of the red-giant branch. As recently done with Kepler red giants, we intend to analyze and use the so-called mixed modes to determine the evolutionary status of the red giants observed with… 

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