Acoustic wave driven mass loss in late-type giant stars

M. Cuntz, L. Hartmann, P. Ulmschneider
1987 Symposium - International astronomical union  
Mass loss generated by radiatively damped acoustic waves is investigated. We find that a persistent wave energy flux leads to extended chromospheres. Mass loss is quite likely produced if the wave field retains a transient character and if large wave periods are used.
doi:10.1017/s0074180900156645 fatcat:rxj45rgvbrhazhpl4osnnp3azy