Modeling Dense Star Clusters in the Milky Way and Beyond with the CMC Cluster Catalog

@article{Kremer2020ModelingDS,
  title={Modeling Dense Star Clusters in the Milky Way and Beyond with the CMC Cluster Catalog},
  author={Kyle Kremer and Claire S. Ye and N Z Rui and Newlin C. Weatherford and Sourav Chatterjee and Giacomo Fragione and Carl L. Rodriguez and Mario Spera and Frederic A. Rasio},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
  year={2020},
  volume={247}
}
We present a set of 148 independent N-body simulations of globular clusters (GCs) computed using the code CMC (Cluster Monte Carlo). At an age of ∼10–13 Gyr, the resulting models cover nearly the full range of cluster properties exhibited by the Milky Way GCs, including total mass, core and half-light radii, metallicity, and galactocentric distance. We use our models to investigate the role that stellar-mass black holes play in the process of core collapse. Furthermore, we study how dynamical… 

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