The long-term evolution of stellar activity

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I review the evolution of low-mass stars with outer convective zones over timescales of millions-to-billions of years, from the pre-main sequence to solar-age, ~4.6 Gyr (Bahcall et al. 1995; Amelin et al. 2010), and beyond. I discuss the evolution of high-energy coronal and chromospheric emission, the links with stellar rotation and magnetism, and the emergence of the rotation-activity relation for stars within young clusters.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLiving Around Active Stars
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium
EditorsDidyendu Nandy, Adriana Valio, Pascal Petit
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781107170056
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017


  • stars: activity
  • stars: chromospheres
  • stars: coronae
  • stars: evolution
  • stars: interiors
  • stars: late-type
  • stars: magnetic fields
  • stars: pre-main sequence
  • stars: rotation
  • X-rays: stars


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