Proton captures in the atmosphere of accreting neutron stars

Schatz, H.; Bildsten, L.; Cumming, A.; Wiescher, M.
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 529 Issue 1, p347
Academic Journal
We calculate the ashes of combined hydrogen and helium burning during steady state burning in X-ray pulsars and during X-ray bursts. We find that in both cases, the rp-process can produce elements as heavy as A=100 and beyond. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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