The puzzling frequencies of CEMP and NEMP stars

Onno R Pols, Robert George Izzard, Evert Glebbeek, Richard James Stancliffe

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Abstract

We present the results of binary population simulations of carbon- and nitrogen-enhanced metal-poor (CEMP and NEMP) stars. We show that the observed paucity of very nitrogen-rich stars puts strong constraints on possible modifications of the initial mass function at low metallicity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327 - 329
Number of pages3
JournalPublications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Volume26
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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