On type Ia supernovae and the formation of single low-mass white dwarfs

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Justham, Stephen ; Wolf, Christian ; Podsiadlowski, Philipp ; Han, Zhanwen (2008)

There is still considerable debate over the progenitors of type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia). Likewise, it is not agreed how single white dwarfs with masses less than ~0.5 Msun can be formed in the field, even though they are known to exist. We consider whether single low-mas... View more
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