2D chemical evolution model: The impact of Galactic disc asymmetries on azimuthal chemical abundance variations

@article{Spitoni20192DCE,
  title={2D chemical evolution model: The impact of Galactic disc asymmetries on azimuthal chemical abundance variations},
  author={Emanuele Spitoni and Gabriele Cescutti and Ivan Minchev and Francesca Matteucci and V{\'i}ctor Silva Aguirre and Marie Martig and Giuseppe Bono and Cristina Chiappini},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
  year={2019}
}
Context. Galactic disc chemical evolution models generally ignore azimuthal surface density variation that can introduce chemical abundance azimuthal gradients. Recent observations, however, have revealed chemical abundance changes with azimuth in the gas and stellar components of both the Milky Way and external galaxies.Aims. Our aim is to quantify the effects of spiral arm density fluctuations on the azimuthal variations of the oxygen and iron abundances in disc galaxies.Methods.We developed… 

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