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Paper: Observable effects of rotation on stellar abundances
Volume: 40, Inside the Stars, IAU Colloquium 137
Page: 333
Authors: Balachandran, Suchitra
Abstract: This is a review of our understanding of the effects of rotation on the stellar interior through an examination of observed surface stellar abundances. First, the evolution of angular momentum from the pre-main sequence through the giant phase is summarized. Attempts are then made to decipher the signature of abundance anomalies due to meridional circulation and rotational braking with reference to available theoretical models. Finally, special cases such as tidally-locked binaries and chromospherically-active giants are examined to determine if their rotational peculiarities have induced abundance anomalies.
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