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Atmosphere Models for Very Low Mass Stars, Brown Dwarfs and Exoplanets

Research paper by Isabelle Baraffe, France Allard

Indexed on: 12 May '97Published on: 12 May '97Published in: Astrophysics



Abstract

Over the past decade considerable effort, both observational and theoretical, has been directed towards a more accurate determination of the stellar lower main sequence and of the sub-stellar domain covered by Brown Dwarfs and Planets. A review of the recent improvement in the theory of cool model atmospheres is presented.