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Determination of magnetic field strengths in radio stellar binaries by VLBI observations

  • Jean-Francois Lestrade
  • Robert L. Mutel
  • Robert A. Preston
  • Robert B. Phillips
Session I: Dynamos and Stellar Activity: Observations
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 254)

Abstract

Analysis of several VLBI observations using a gyrosynchrotron emission model for six stellar binary systems are used to infer coronal magnetic field strengths ranging from a few gauss to several hundred gauss.

Keywords

Magnetic Field Strength Brightness Temperature Circular Polarization Coronal Loop VLBI Observation 
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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Francois Lestrade
    • 1
  • Robert L. Mutel
    • 2
  • Robert A. Preston
    • 3
  • Robert B. Phillips
    • 4
  1. 1.Bureau des Longitudes, Paris, France and Jet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  3. 3.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA
  4. 4.Haystack ObservatoryWestfordUSA

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