Mini-course on Stellar Activity

Students should review the linked lecture slides before the seminar and

read at least one of the referenced articles before each lecture.

Monday, Jan 25

9 - 10:15 am . . . . . . . . . . . . Slides: Magnetic Fields in Stars magfields.pdf

Reiners, A. 2012, “Obs of Cool-Star Magnetic Fields”

Donati & Lanstreet 2009, “Mag Fields of Nondeg Stars

Linsky & Schöller 2015, “Obs of Strong Mag Fields in nondegen stars

10:30 - 11:30 am  . . . . . . . . Slides: Stellar Chromospheres chromospheres.pdf

Vieytes, Mauas, & Diaz, 2009,Chromosphr changes in K stars with activity

Ribas et al. 2005, “Evol of solar activity over time

Fontenla et al. 2014, “Far and EUV irradiance

Fontenla et al. 2015, “Solar irradiance, activity and the near UV

4 - 5 pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Slides: Stellar Coronae coronae.pdf

Güdel 2004, “X-ray astronomy of stellar coronae

Lammer 2012,  “Variability of activity”

Güdel & Nazé 2009, “X-ray spectroscopy of stars

Stelzer et al. 2013, “UV and X-ray activ of Mdwarfs

Wednesday, Jan 27

9 - 10:15 am . . . . . . . . . . . . Slides: Stellar winds stellar-winds.pdf

Johnstone et al. 2015, “Stellar Winds on the MS

Wood, B 2004, “Astrospheres

Willson, L. 2000 “Mass Loss from Cool Stars

Lammer, H et al. 2003 “Loss of water from Mars

Wood, B. et al. 2014 “Evidence for a weak wind from Young Sun

10:30 - 11:30 am  . . . . . . . . Slides: Host star radiation and exoplanet atmospheres hoststar-radiation.pdf

Murray-Clay et al. 2009, “Atmospheric escape from Hot Jupiters

Fontenla et al. 2015, “Solar Spectral Irradiance

France et al. 2013, “UV radiation around M dwarfs

Linsky, France & Ayres 2013, “Ly-alpha fluxes of F5 to M5V stars

Linsky, Fontenla & France 2014, “EUV fluxes of F5 to M5V stars

Wood, B. et al. 2014, “Ly-alpha fluxes and absorption from heliosphere

Tian et al. 2014, “FUV/NUV ratio and oxygen contents in atmospheres of planets