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The role of thermohaline mixing in intermediate- and low-metallicity globular clusters

Angelou, G C; Stancliffe, Richard; Church, Ross P.; Lattanzio, John; Smith, Graeme H.

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It is now widely accepted that globular cluster red giant branch (RGB) stars owe their strange abundance patterns to a combination of pollution from progenitor stars and in situ extra mixing. In this hybrid theory a first generation of stars imprints abundance patterns into the gas from which a second generation forms. The hybrid theory suggests that extra mixing is operating in both populations and we use the variation of [C/Fe] with luminosity to examine how efficient this mixing is. We...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71688
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/749/2/128

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