Modelling of intermediate age stellar populations III. Effects of dust-shells around AGB stars

  title={Modelling of intermediate age stellar populations III. Effects of dust-shells around AGB stars},
  author={Mustapha Mouhcine},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  • M. Mouhcine
  • Published 31 July 2002
  • Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
In this paper we present single stellar population models of intermediate age stellar populations where dust- enshrouded Asymptotic Giant Branch (AGB) stars are introduced. The formation of carbon stars is also accounted for, and is taken to be a function of both initial stellar mass and metallicity. The effects of the dusty envelopes around AGB stars on the optical/near-infrared spectral energy distribution were introduced using semi-empirical models where the mass-loss and the photospheric… Expand

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