MONTAGE : AGB nucleosynthesis with full s-process calculations
Summary, in English
We present montage, a post-processing nucleosynthesis code that combines a traditional network for isotopes lighter than calcium with a rapid algorithm for calculating the s-process nucleosynthesis of the heavier isotopes. The separation of those parts of the network where only neutron-capture and beta-decay reactions are significant provides a substantial advantage in computational efficiency. We present the yields for a complete set of s-process isotopes for a 3-M ⊙, Z ≤ 0.02 stellar model, as a demonstration of the utility of the approach. Future work will include a large grid of models suitable for use in calculations of Galactic chemical evolution.
- Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
- Methods: numerical
- Stars: abundances
- Stars: AGB and post-AGB
- ISSN: 1323-3580