New simulations of neutron captures in-between the s-/ and r-process

Ilka Petermann, Carolyn Doherty, Maria Lugaro, Simon Campbell, Herbert Lau, Richard Stancliffe, Melanie Hampel

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Neutron-capture processes with neutron densities in-between the slow (s) and the rapid (r) neutron-capture process are becoming relevant to describe a number of stellar conditions that may occur in AGB and post-AGB stars, from proton ingestion episodes (the i process) to degenerate thermal pulses. These are needed to address a number of observational constraints, from carbon-enhanced metal-poor (CEMP)-s/r stars to the composition of unusual stardust grains. We are testing the modelling of such processes using an extended r-process network code.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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