SiO, 29SiO, and 30SiO Emission from 67 Oxygen-rich Stars: A Survey of 61 Maser Lines from 7 to 1 mm

  title={SiO, 29SiO, and 30SiO Emission from 67 Oxygen-rich Stars: A Survey of 61 Maser Lines from 7 to 1 mm},
  author={J. R. Rizzo and Jos{\'e} Cernicharo and Cristina Garc{\'i}a-Mir{\'o}},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
Circumstellar environments of oxygen-rich stars are among the strongest SiO maser emitters. Physical processes such as collisions, infrared pumping, and overlaps favor the inversion of level population and produce maser emission at different vibrational states. Despite numerous observational and theoretical efforts, we still do not have a unified picture including all of the physical processes involved in SiO maser emission. The aim of this work is to provide homogeneous data in a large sample… 
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