J.J. Drake, J.M. Laming (1), K.G. Widing (2)
1) Code 7674L NRL, Washigton, D.C. 20375
2) Code 7674 W, Naval Research Laboratory, 4555 Overlook Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20375-5000
About two years ago, the intrigue of the solar "FIP Effect" -- that coronal abundances of elements with a low FIP (~< 10 eV; e.g Fe, Mg, Si, Ca) are observed to be enhanced relative to those of high FIP elements (~> 10 eV; e.g. O, Ne, S; see e.g., the review by Meyer 1993) -- prompted us to study stellar coronal abundances based on new EUV spectra obtained with the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE). Our results to-date indicate that some stars appear to show a solar-like FIP Effect, whereas others do not (Drake et al., 1995abc; Laming et al., 1995ab).
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