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Models of giant planet formation with migration and disc evolution
We present a new model of giant planet formation that extends the core-accretion model of Pollack et al. (1996, Icarus, 124, 62) to include migration, disc evolution and gap formation. We show thatExpand
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Extrasolar planet population synthesis - I. Method, formation tracks, and mass-distance distribution
Context. With the high number of extrasolar planets discovered by now, it has become possible to use the properties of this planetary population to constrain theoretical formation models in aExpand
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Planetary population synthesis coupled with atmospheric escape: a statistical view of evaporation
We apply hydrodynamic evaporation models to different synthetic planet populations that were obtained from a planet formation code based on the core-accretion paradigm. We investigated the evolutionExpand
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The imprint of exoplanet formation history on observable present-day spectra of hot Jupiters
The composition of a planet's atmosphere is determined by its formation, evolution, and present-day insolation. A planet's spectrum therefore may hold clues on its origins. We present a "chain" ofExpand
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Extrasolar planet population synthesis - II. Statistical comparison with observations
Context. This is the second paper in a series of papers showing the results of extrasolar planet population synthesis calculations using our extended core accretion model. In the companion paperExpand
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Luminosity of young Jupiters revisited Massive cores make hot planets
Context. The intrinsic luminosity of young Jupiters is of high interest for planet formation theory. It is an observable quantity that is determined by important physical mechanisms during formation,Expand
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Model atmospheres of irradiated exoplanets: The influence of stellar parameters, metallicity, and the C/O ratio
Many parameters constraining the spectral appearance of exoplanets are still poorly understood. We therefore study the properties of irradiated exoplanet atmospheres over a wide parameter rangeExpand
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A survey of young, nearby, and dusty stars conducted to understand the formation of wide-orbit giant planets - VLT/NaCo adaptive optics thermal and angular differential imaging
Context. Over the past decade, direct imaging has confirmed the existence of substellar companions on wide orbits from their parent stars. To understand the formation and evolution mechanisms ofExpand
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Hints for a Turnover at the Snow Line in the Giant Planet Occurrence Rate
The orbital distribution of giant planets is crucial for understanding how terrestrial planets form and predicting yields of exoplanet surveys. Here, we derive giant planets occurrence rates as aExpand
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Compositional imprints in density-distance-time: a rocky composition for close-in low-mass exoplanets from the location of the valley of evaporation
We use an end-to-end model of planet formation, thermodynamic evolution, and atmospheric escape to investigate how the statistical imprints of evaporation depend on the bulk composition of planetaryExpand
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