Revised instability domains of SPB and β Cephei stars

  title={Revised instability domains of SPB and $\beta$ Cephei stars},
  author={Andrea Miglio and Josefina Montalb{\'a}n and M. Li{\`e}ge and Observatoire de Paris and Lesia},
  journal={Communications in Asteroseismology},
The excitation of pulsation modes in β Cephei and Slowly Pulsating B stars is known to be very sensitive to opacity changes in the stellar interior where T ∼ 2 × 10 5 K. In this region differences in opacity up to ∼ 50% can be induced by the choice between OPAL and OP opacity tables, and between two different metal mixtures (Grevesse & Noels 1993 and Asplund et al. 2005). We have extended the non-adiabatic computations presented in Miglio et al. (2007) towards models of higher mass and… 

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