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IAUS 302: Magnetic fields throughout stellar evolution

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August 25, 2013

End date/time

August 30, 2013




Pascal Petit

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Division IV Stars

SOC Co-Chairs: Moira Jardine (UK), Pascal Petit (France), Henk Spruit (Germany)

SOC Members: Gibor Basri (USA), Matthew Browning (UK), Corinne Charbonnel (France), José-Dias do Nascimento (Brazil), Siraj Hasan (India), Oleg Khochukov (Sweden), Renada Konstantinova-Antova (Bulgaria), Hiroaki Isobe (Japan), Stephen Marsden (Australia), Sami Solanki (Germany), Henk Spruit (Germany), Klaus Strassmeier (Germany), Asif Ud-Doula (USA), Gregg Wade (Canada)

Editors of Proceedings: Pascal Petit (France), Moira Jardine (UK), Henk Spruit (Germany)


  • Stellar structure and evolution
  • Magnetized accretion and outflows in young stellar objects
  • Magnetic braking of PMS stars
  • Solar and stellar activity in photospheres, chromospheres and coronae, and stellar cycles
  • Magnetism in very low-mass stars and brown dwarfs
  • Star-planet interaction
  • Stellar dynamos across the HR diagram
  • Magnetic field origin and stability in massive stars
  • Magnetically-confined winds of massive stars
  • Dynamo and mass-loss in giant and supergiant stars
  • Final phases of stellar evolution : magnetism in compact objects


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