Title: Derivation of the rotational frequency of massive stars from seismic studies
Authors: Aerts, Conny ×
Scuflaire, R
Thoul, A #
Issue Date: 2004
Series Title: IAU Symposia issue:215 pages:199-204
Abstract: In this contribution we review the current status of the determination of the rotational frequency in non-radially pulsating B stars, i.e. beta Cep stars and slowly pulsating B stars. Considerable progress is currently being made in the understanding of the non-radial oscillations of main-sequence B Stars by means of high-temporal, high-spatial resolution spectroscopic time series. This has led to the detection of frequency multiplets, which are interpreted as rotationally splitted non-radial modes and which allow an accurate determination of the surface rotational frequency in some stars. We outline how our future goal, i.e. the derivation of the internal rotation frequency, can be achieved.
Description: Stellar rotation
ISSN: 0074-1809
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Institute of Astronomy
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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