Core-collapse supernova explosions triggered by a quark-hadron phase transition during the early post-bounce phase

  title={Core-collapse supernova explosions triggered by a quark-hadron phase transition during the early post-bounce phase},
  author={Tobias Fischer and Irina Sagert and G. Pagliara and Matthias Hempel and Jurgen Schaffner-Bielich and Thomas Rauscher and F. Thielemann and Roger Kappeli and Gabriel Mart'inez-Pinedo and Matthias Liebendorfer},
  journal={Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
We explore explosions of massive stars, which are triggered via the quark-hadron phase transition during the early post-bounce phase of core-collapse supernovae. We construct a quark equation of state, based on the bag model for strange quark matter. The transition between the hadronic and the quark phases is constructed applying Gibbs conditions. The resulting quark-hadron hybrid equations of state are used in core-collapse supernova simulations, based on general relativistic radiation… 
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