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Sensitivity of stellar physics to the equation of state

  title={Sensitivity of stellar physics to the equation of state},
  author={Damian C. Swift and Tom Lockard and Mandy Bethkenhagen and Andrea L. Kritcher and S. Hamel and D M Dearborn},
  journal={arXiv: Computational Physics},
The formation and evolution of stars depends on various physical aspects of stellar matter, including the equation of state (EOS) and transport properties. Although often dismissed as `ideal gas-like' and therefore simple, states occurring in stellar matter are dense plasmas, and the EOS has not been established precisely. EOS constructed using multi-physics approaches found necessary for laboratory studies of warm dense matter give significant variations in stellar regimes, and vary from the… 
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