Volume 306 - XII Multifrequency Behaviour of High Energy Cosmic Sources Workshop (MULTIF2017) - Astrophysics of High Energy Cosmic Sources
A Universal Correlation between the Duration and the X-ray Luminosity in Stellar Flares
Y. Tsuboi*, R. Sasaki", Y. Sugawara" and M. Matsuoka"
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Pre-published on: January 30, 2018
Published on: May 30, 2018
Abstract
Since the launch in 2009 August, with the unprecedentedly high sensitivity as an all-sky X-ray monitor, MAXI has caught more than a hundred of huge flares from stars. Most of them are from low-mass, active stars (RS CVn systems, an Algol system, dMe systems, a dKe system, Young Stellar Objects). With the total radiative energy of 10$^{34}$--10$^{39}$ ergs, the MAXI detections have broken the record of the largest flaring magnitudes in each stellar categories. The enlarged sample of intense flares has enabled us to do systematic studies in various viewpoints. One of the studies is the discovery of a universal correlation between the flare duration and the intrinsic X-ray luminosity, which holds for 5 and 12 orders of magnitude in the duration and L$_{\rm X}$, respectively (Tsuboi et al. 2016). Here, we review the studies of stellar flares obtained with MAXI.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.306.0060
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