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Synthesis of Heavy Elements in the Ejecta of Neutron Star Mergers

Martin, Dirk and Perego, Albino and Arcones, Almudena and Thielemann, Friedrich-Karl and Korobkin, Oleg and Rosswog, Stephan. (2018) Synthesis of Heavy Elements in the Ejecta of Neutron Star Mergers. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 940. BRISTOL.

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Abstract

We present a nucleosynthesis study on the neutrino-driven wind after neutron star merger. Post-processing tracers from a hydrodynamical simulation, we determine nucleosynthesis yields that depend on both life time of the massive neutron star and polar angle. In comparison with the dynamic ejecta we find a complementary nucleosynthesis, which can explain the r-process pattern beyond the first r-process peak. Additionally, we predict possible forms of light curves for the detection of a kilonova.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Physik > Physik > Theoretische Physik Astrophysik (Thielemann)
UniBasel Contributors:Thielemann, Friedrich-Karl
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item, refereed
Conference or workshop item Subtype:Conference Paper
Publisher:IOP PUBLISHING LTD
ISSN:1742-6588
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Conference paper
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Deposited On:08 Oct 2019 08:42

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