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Paper: Kappa-Mechanism Excitation of Retrograde Mixed Modes in B-Type Stars
Volume: 361, Active OB-Stars: Laboratories For Stellar and Circumstellar Physics
Page: 512
Authors: Townsend, R.H.D.
Abstract: The stability of retrograde mixed modes in rotating B-type stars is investigated. It is found that these modes are susceptible to κ-mechanism excitation, due to the iron opacity bump at log T ≈ 5.3. The findings are discussed in the context of the pulsation of SPB and Be stars.
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