Ionizing spectra of stars that lose their envelope through interaction with a binary companion: role of metallicity

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Gotberg, Y.; de Mink, S. E.; Groh, J. H.;
  • Journal: Astronomy & Astrophysics, volume 608,pageA11 (issn: 0004-6361, eissn: 1432-0746)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1051/0004-6361/201730472
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Understanding ionizing fluxes of stellar populations is crucial for various astrophysical problems including the epoch of reionization. Massive short-lived Wolf-Rayet stars are generally considered as the main ionizing sources. We examine the role of less massive stars ... View more
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