# Fundamental properties of core-collapse Supernova and GRB progenitors: predicting the look of massive stars before death

@article{Groh2013FundamentalPO,
title={Fundamental properties of core-collapse Supernova and GRB progenitors: predicting the look of massive stars before death},
author={Jose H Groh and Georges Meynet and Cyril Georgy and Sylvia Ekstrom},
journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
year={2013},
volume={558}
}
• Published 21 August 2013
• Physics
• Astronomy and Astrophysics
We investigate the fundamental properties of core-collapse Supernova (SN) progenitors from single stars at solar meta llicity. For this purpose, we combine Geneva stellar evolutionary models with initial masses of Mini = 20− 120 M⊙ with atmospheric/wind models using the radiative transfer code CMFGEN. We provide synthetic photometry and high-resolution spectra of hot stars at t he pre-SN stage. For models with Mini = 9− 20 M⊙, we supplement our analysis using publicly available MARCS model…
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