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A large x-ray flare on σ2 Coronae Borealis observed with exosat

  • G. H. J. van den Oord
  • R. Mewe
  • A. C. Brinkman
Contributed Papers on Active Binary Stars
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 291)

Abstract

We report the observation of a compact flare on σ2 Coronae Borealis. The energy requirements for the flare are discussed and we find that current-driven turbulence can produce heating fast enough. During the initial phase of the flare classical transport theory is not applicable.

Keywords

Emission Measure Coronal Resistance Ribbon Flare Stellar Flare Anomalous Dissipation 
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References

  1. van den Oord,G.H.J., Mewe, R., Brinkman, A.C.:1987, submitted to Astron. Astroph.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. H. J. van den Oord
    • 1
  • R. Mewe
    • 2
  • A. C. Brinkman
    • 2
  1. 1.Observatory “Sonnnenborgh”UtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Laboratory for Space ResearchUtrechtThe Netherlands

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