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Asteroseismic Data Analysis: Foundations and Techniques

Sarbani Basu and William J. Chaplin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691162928
eISBN:
9781400888207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162928.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Studies of stars and stellar populations, and the discovery and characterization of exoplanets, are being revolutionized by new satellite and telescope observations of unprecedented quality and ... More


Introduction

Sarbani Basu and William J. Chaplin

in Asteroseismic Data Analysis: Foundations and Techniques

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691162928
eISBN:
9781400888207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162928.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter covers the basics of stellar pulsations, which are the main preoccupation of asteroseismology. Stellar pulsations may be detected by observing the variations of a star's brightness as a ... More


From oscillations to instabilities

Nils Andersson

in Gravitational-Wave Astronomy: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198568032
eISBN:
9780191878077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198568032.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses seismology aspects of, in particular, neutron stars. The fundamental mode and the pressure and gravity modes are introduced by simple examples, as are the inertial r-modes of a ... More


Relativistic asteroseismology

Nils Andersson

in Gravitational-Wave Astronomy: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198568032
eISBN:
9780191878077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198568032.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The ideas behind gravitational-wave asteroseismology are introduced and motivated by a set of phenomenological relations. The impact of general relativity on different classes of stellar oscillation ... More


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