The 17th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun

The 17th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun The 17th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun
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    Mercedes López-Morales
    Intitut de Ciències de L'Espai (CSIC-IEEC)
    Campus UAB, Fac. Ciències. Torre C5 parell 2, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain, 08193
    phone: +34 93 581 4362
    fax: +34 93 581 4363

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Workshop
Spain
Barcelona

Topic 1: Fundamental Parameters of Cool Stars and Brown Dwarfs

  • Atmosphere models and observations
  • Interior models and the observational Mass-Radius-Luminosity relation
  • Angular diameters
  • Metallicities
  • Binaries


Topic 2: Formation and Evolution of Cool Stars and Brown Dwarfs

  • Evolutionary models
  • Disks around Low-Mass stars and Brown Dwarfs
  • T-Tauri and star formation regions
  • Accretion
  • Winds, jets and mass loss


Topic 3: Magnetic Fields, Activity, and the Solar-Stellar Connection

  • Helio- and astero-seismology
  • Solar and stellar dynamos, magnetic fields generation and topologies,
  • spectro-polarimetry
  • Variability: solar and stellar flares, solar irradiance variability and sources of stellar jitter
  • Solar/stellar coronal heating: theory and observations
  • Solar and stellar winds, mass loss, and angular momentum evolution


Topic 4: Evolved Stars and Hot-Cool Star Connection

  • Red giants / super-giants fundamental parameters
  • Chemistry and rotation of evolved (cool) stars
  • Coronae and winds in hot stars: similarities and differences with cool stars
  • Magnetic fields in hot stars: similarities and differences with cool stars


Topic 5: Cool Stars as Exoplanet Hosts

  • Planet Formation around Cool Stars and Brown Dwarfs
  • Planet searches/studies around cool stars and brown dwarfs; current results and limitations
  • Effect of the host stars on the planets; exoplanetary atmospheric propertiesand habitability

 

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