An Implication on the Excitation Mechanism of AGB Variables

  • Mine Takeuti
  • Yasuo Tanaka
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 283)


Recent progress in observational and theoretical studies implies a scheme about the excitation mechanism of AGB variables. The coupling between the pulsation and the convective motion of the stellar envelope is to be studied as the cause of AGB variables.


Variable stars stellar pulsations nonlinear dynamics large-scale photometry AGB variables 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mine Takeuti
    • 1
  • Yasuo Tanaka
    • 2
  1. 1.Astronomical InstituteTohoku UniversityAobaJapan
  2. 2.Ibaraki UniversityMitoJapan

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