The endpoint of the rp-process on accreting neutron stars

H. Schatz, A. Aprahamian, L. Bildsten, A. Cumming, M. Ouellette, T. Rauscher, Friedrich-Karl Thielemann, M. Wiescher

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We find that the rp process in X-ray bursts and in steady state burning, for example in X-ray pulsars, ends in a SnSbTe cycle. We discuss the consequences for the neutron star crust composition an X-ray burst light curves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)150C-153C
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics A
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2001
Event6th International Conference on Nuclei in the Cosmos - AARHUS, Denmark
Duration: 27 Jun 20001 Jul 2000




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