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Metallicity effects on the cosmic SNIb/c and GRB rates

@article{Greco2012MetallicityEO,
  title={Metallicity effects on the cosmic SNIb/c and GRB rates},
  author={V. Gr{\'i}eco and Francesca Matteucci and Georges Meynet and Francesco Longo and Massimo Della Valle and Ruben Salvaterra},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
  year={2012}
}
Supernovae Ib/c are likely to be associated to long GRBs, therefore it is important to compare the SN rate in galaxies with the GRB rate. To do that we computed Type Ib/c SN rates in galaxies of different morphological type by assuming different histories of star formation and different supernova Ib/c progenitors. We included some recent suggestions about the dependence of the minimum mass of single Wolf-Rayet (WR) stars upon the stellar metallicity and therefore upon galactic chemical… Expand

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