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Spin-up and spin-down on the way to the main sequence

  • Steven D. Kawaler
Activity in Pre-Main Sequence Stars
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 291)

Abstract

We investigate the angular momentum history of pre-main sequence models. We show how the rotation velocity depends on the parameters of a simple model of angular momentum loss by magnetic stellar winds, and on initial angular momentum.

Keywords

Angular Momentum Rotation Velocity Convection Zone Main Sequence Solid Body Rotation 
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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven D. Kawaler
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  1. 1.Center for Solar and Space ResearchYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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