First stars V - Abundance patterns from C to Zn and supernova yields in the early Galaxy

  title={First stars V - Abundance patterns from C to Zn and supernova yields in the early Galaxy},
  author={Roger. Cayrel and {\'E}ric Depagne and Monique Spite and Vanessa Hill and Franccois Spite and P. François and Bertrand Plez and Timothy C. Beers and Francesca Primas and Johannes Andersen and B. Barbuy and Piercarlo Bonifacio and Paolo Molaro and Birgitta Nordstrom},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
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