Probing the core structure and evolution of red giants using gravity-dominated mixed modes observed with Kepler

@article{Mosser2012ProbingTC,
  title={Probing the core structure and evolution of red giants using gravity-dominated mixed modes observed with Kepler},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Mosser and M-J. Goupil and K. Belkacem and Eric Michel and Dennis Stello and Jo{\~a}o Pedro Marques and Yvonne P. Elsworth and Caroline Barban and Paul G. Beck and Timothy R. Bedding and Joris De Ridder and R. A. Garc{\'i}a and Saskia Hekker and Thomas Kallinger and R'eza Samadi and Martin C. Stumpe and Thomas Barclay and Christopher J. Burke},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2012},
  volume={540}
}
Context. There are now more than 22 months of long-cadence data available for thousands of red giants observed with the Kepler space mission. Consequently, we are able to clearly resolve fine details in their oscillation spectra and see many components of the mixed modes that probe the stellar core. Aims. We report for the first time a parametric fit to the pattern of the � = 1 mixed modes in red giants, which is a powerful tool to identify gravity-dominated mixed modes. With these modes, which… 

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