Advertisement

Convection in the helium flash

  • A. J. Wickett
VII. Special Topics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 71)

Abstract

The evolution of a star through the helium flash depends upon uncertain aspects of convection theory. Observations place some constraints on the theory of convection in stellar cores.

Keywords

Convective Zone Globular Cluster Supernova Remnant Degenerate Electron Burning Region 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. ALLEN, C. W., 1973. Astrophysical Quantities, 3rd ed., Athlone Press, LondonGoogle Scholar
  2. DEMARQUE, P. and MENGEL, J. G., 1971. Ap. J. 164, 317CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. EDWARDS, A. C., 1975. M. N. R. A. S. 173, 207Google Scholar
  4. EGGLETON, P. P., 1971. M. N. R. A. S. 151, 351Google Scholar
  5. EGGLETON, P. P., 1972. M. N. R. A. S. 156, 361Google Scholar
  6. SALPETER, E. E., 1955. Ap J. 121, 161CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. THOMAS, H.-C., 1970. Ap Space Sci. 6, 400CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. WICKETT, A. J., 1976. The Hydrodynamics of the Helium Flash, D. Phil. thesis, University of OxfordGoogle Scholar
  9. WOLTJER, L., 1972. Ann. Rev. Astr. Ap 10, 129CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. ZIMMERMANN, R. E., 1970. The Hydrodynamics of a Helium Shell Flash in a Star of one Solar Mass, Ph. D. thesis, University of California, Los AngelesGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Wickett
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics LaboratoryUniversity of OxfordOxford

Personalised recommendations