Supernova models

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Recent progress in understanding the observed properties of Type I supernovae as a consequence of the thermonuclear detonation of white dwarf stars and the ensuing decay of the /sup 56/Ni produced therein is reviewed. Within the context of this model for Type I explosions and the 1978 model for Type II explosions, the expected nucleosynthesis and gamma-line spectra from both kinds of supernovae are presented. Finally, a qualitatively new approach to the problem of massive star death and Type II supernovae based upon a combination of rotation and thermonuclear burning is discussed.

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Woosley, S.E. & Weaver, T.A. January 1, 1980.

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Recent progress in understanding the observed properties of Type I supernovae as a consequence of the thermonuclear detonation of white dwarf stars and the ensuing decay of the /sup 56/Ni produced therein is reviewed. Within the context of this model for Type I explosions and the 1978 model for Type II explosions, the expected nucleosynthesis and gamma-line spectra from both kinds of supernovae are presented. Finally, a qualitatively new approach to the problem of massive star death and Type II supernovae based upon a combination of rotation and thermonuclear burning is discussed.

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NTIS, PC A04/MF A01.

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  • 10. Texas symposium on relativistic astrophysics, Baltimore, MD, USA, 15 Dec 1980

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  • Report No.: UCRL-85575
  • Report No.: CONF-801250-1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6525424
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1206973

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Woosley, S.E. & Weaver, T.A. Supernova models, article, January 1, 1980; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1206973/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.