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Paper: Structural Modification of Stellar Atmospheres by the Diamagnetic Effect
Volume: 349, Astrophysics of Variable Stars
Page: 237
Authors: Farbiash, N.; Steinitz, R.
Abstract: The structure of stellar atmospheres is modified when they include embedded diverging magnetic fields. This is due to the Diamagnetic Effect and the resulting speed filters. Here we examine some of the relevant effects of these speed filters, using numerical simulations of the motion of charged particles. They demonstrate how the hydrostatic and thermal structure of the atmosphere is modified by the DME. Values of pressure and temperature changes are caused by diminishing the “effective” gravity by the faster particles of the normal distribution.
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