Seismic diagnostics of red giants: first comparison with stellar models

  title={Seismic diagnostics of red giants: first comparison with stellar models},
  author={Josefina Montalb'an and Andrea Miglio and Arlette Noels and Richard Scuflaire and Paolo Ventura},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The clear detection with CoRoT and KEPLER of radial and non-radial solar-like oscillations in many red giants paves the way for seismic inferences on the structure of such stars. We present an overview of the properties of the adiabatic frequencies and frequency separations of radial and non-radial oscillation modes for an extended grid of models. We highlight how their detection allows a deeper insight into the internal structure and evolutionary state of red giants. In particular, we find… Expand

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