We study the influence of nuclear mass formulae as well as β-decay models on the r-abundance distribution resulting from canonical calculations of the nucleosynthesis r-process. This analysis is performed considering a single astrophysical event, or a more realistic superposition of events. We discuss conditions of validity of the waiting point approximation, propose an explanation of the smoothness of the r-elements abundance curve, and show that no unique fit to the observed r-abundance profile can be extracted.
|ジャーナル||Astronomy and Astrophysics|
|出版ステータス||Published - 1996 1 20|
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