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Canuto 1999

Canuto, V.M., 1999: Overshooting in massive stars: Conceptual problems and suggested solution. Astrophys. J., 518, L119-L122, doi:10.1086/312082.

Overshooting (OV) in massive stars faces a basic difficulty: what theoretical models offer is not what stellar structure studies need. The former use ∇μ and define the OV where the negative convective flux J vanishes, while the latter need to know where the concentration flux Jc vanishes. We suggest that J may be dynamically irrelevant and derive the new dynamic equations for Jc. A new feature emerges: for large concentration gradients ∇C, Jc is no longer proportional to ∇C, as always assumed.

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@article{ca04300u,
  author={Canuto, V. M.},
  title={Overshooting in massive stars: Conceptual problems and suggested solution},
  year={1999},
  journal={Astrophys. J.},
  volume={518},
  pages={L119--L122},
  doi={10.1086/312082},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - ca04300u
AU  - Canuto, V. M.
PY  - 1999
TI  - Overshooting in massive stars: Conceptual problems and suggested solution
JA  - Astrophys. J.
VL  - 518
SP  - L119
EP  - L122
DO  - 10.1086/312082
ER  -

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