Convection in the helium flash

  • A. J. Wickett
VII. Special Topics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 71)


The evolution of a star through the helium flash depends upon uncertain aspects of convection theory. Observations place some constraints on the theory of convection in stellar cores.


Convective Zone Globular Cluster Supernova Remnant Degenerate Electron Burning Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Wickett
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  1. 1.Department of Astrophysics and Nuclear Physics LaboratoryUniversity of OxfordOxford

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