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3D Hydrodynamical Simulations of Helium-ignited Double-degenerate White Dwarf Mergers

  • Authors: Niranjan C. Roy, Vishal Tiwari, Alexey Bobrick, Daniel Kosakowski, Robert Fisher, Hagai B. Perets, Rahul Kashyap, Pablo Lorén-Aguilar, Enrique García-Berro

Niranjan C. Roy et al 2022 The Astrophysical Journal Letters 932 .

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Evolution of global maximum temperature, kinetic energy (excluding rotational kinetic energy), and total 4He budget in the computational domain. This plot shows the initial helium detonation at t = 4.1 s and the subsequent collision of detonation fronts at t ∼ 6 s.

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