A New Generation of Standard Solar Models

  title={A New Generation of Standard Solar Models},
  author={N{\'u}ria Vinyoles and Aldo Serenelli and F. L. Villante and Sarbani Basu and Johannes Bergstr{\"o}m and Maria Concepcion Gonzalez-Garcia and Michele Maltoni and Carlos Pe{\~n}a-Garay and Ningqiang Song},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We compute a new generation of standard solar models (SSMs) that includes recent updates on some important nuclear reaction rates and a more consistent treatment of the equation of state. Models also include a novel and flexible treatment of opacity uncertainties based on opacity kernels, required in light of recent theoretical and experimental works on radiative opacity. Two large sets of SSMs, each based on a different canonical set of solar abundances with high and low metallicity (Z), are… 

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