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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 key hydrodynamic and nucleosynthetic quantities through the Z = 0 midplane during and after the helium detonation on the accretor. From top to bottom, the temperature, mass density, 4He, and 44Ti mass densities are shown at times t = (4.2, 6.1, 7.9) s, at a resolution of 17 km.

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