Red Giants as Probes of the Structure and Evolution of the Milky Way

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ISBN: 978-3-642-18417-8 (Print) 978-3-642-18418-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Asteroseismology of red giants

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Aspects of Observational Red Giant Population Seismology

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      Pages 11-21

      Asteroseismology of Red Giants as a Tool for Studying Stellar Populations: First Steps

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      Pages 23-32

      Adiabatic Solar-Like Oscillations in Red Giant Stars

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      Pages 33-42

      Energetic Aspects of Non-Radial Solar-Like Oscillations in Red Giants

  3. Internal structure, atmosphere, and evolution of red giants: current models and their uncertainties

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-56

      Evolution and Internal Structure of Red Giants

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      Pages 57-68

      Uncertainties and Systematics in Stellar Evolution Models of Red Giant Stars

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      Pages 69-76

      Convection Modelling and the Morphology of RGBs in Stellar Clusters

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      Pages 77-86

      Helium Burning in Moderate-Mass Stars

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      Pages 87-93

      Hydrodynamic Simulations of Shell Convection in Stellar Cores

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      Pages 95-103

      Impact of Rotational Mixing on the Global and Asteroseismic Properties of Red Giants

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      Pages 105-113

      3D Picture of the Convective Envelope of a Rotating RGB Star

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      Pages 115-123

      Effects of Rotation and Thermohaline Mixing in Red Giant Stars

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      Pages 125-133

      3D Model Atmospheres of Red Giant Stars

  4. Stellar populations in the Milky Way

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-146

      Structure and Evolution of the Milky Way

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      Pages 147-154

      Red Giant Stars: Probing the Milky Way Chemical Enrichment

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      Pages 155-164

      Chemical Abundances of Giants in Globular Clusters

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      Pages 165-170

      TRILEGAL, a TRIdimensional modeL of thE GALaxy: Status and Future

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      Pages 171-180

      The Besançon Model of Stellar Population Synthesis of the Galaxy

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 181-182