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Paper: A Census of the Class of X-ray Active γ Cas Stars
Volume: 506, Bright Emissaries: Be Stars as Messengers of Star-Disk Physics
Page: 299
Authors: Smith, M. A.; de Oliveira, R. L.; Motch, C.
Abstract: “γ Cas stars” are perhaps the primary contributors to the total hard X-ray flux from Galactic B stars. We review basic properties of 12 suspected or known members of this class. The sample extends out to 6-7 kpc and is finally sufficient to compare such basic properties as spectral type, rotation rate, binarity/Blue Straggler status, Hα lobe structure EW, Lx, temperature of the dominant X-ray emitting plasma component (kThot), and ranges in Lx and kThot.
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