Astron. J., 153, 218-218 (2017/May-0)
A new photometric study of Ap and Am stars in the infrared.
CHEN P.S., LIU J.Y. and SHAN H.G.
Abstract (from CDS):
In this paper, 426 well known confirmed Ap and Am stars are photometrically studied in the infrared. The 2MASS, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), and IRAS data are employed to make analyses. The results in this paper have shown that in the 1-3 µm region over 90% Ap and Am stars have no or little infrared excesses, and infrared radiations in the near-infrared from these stars are probably dominated by the free-free emissions. It is also shown that in the 3-12 µm region, the majority of Ap stars and Am stars have very similar behavior, i.e., in the W1-W2 (3.4-4.6 µm) region, over half of Ap and Am stars have clear infrared excesses, which are possibly due to the binarity, the multiplicity, and/or the debris disk, but in the W2-W3 (4.6-12 µm) region they have no or little infrared excess. In addition, in the 12-22 µm region, some of Ap stars and Am stars show the infrared excesses and infrared radiations for these Ap and Am stars are probably due to the free-free emissions. In addition, it is seen that the probability of being the binarity, the multiplicity and/or the debris disk for Am stars is much higher than that for Ap stars. Furthermore, it can be seen that, in general, no relations can be found between infrared colors and spectral types either for Ap stars or for Am stars.
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infrared: stars - stars: peculiar - stars: peculiar
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