# The effect of different type Ia supernova progenitors on Galactic chemical evolution

@article{Matteucci2009TheEO,
title={The effect of different type Ia supernova progenitors on Galactic chemical evolution},
author={Francesca Matteucci and Emanuele Spitoni and Simone Recchi and Roma Dipartimento di Astronomia and Universita' di Trieste and Inaf Trieste and Institute of Radio Astronomy and Vienna University and Dipartimento di Astronomia and Universita' di Firenze},
journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
year={2009},
volume={501},
pages={531-538}
}
• Published 4 May 2009
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• Astronomy and Astrophysics
Aims. Our aim is to show how different hypotheses about type Ia supernova progenitors can affect Galactic chemical evolution. Supernovae Ia are believed to be the main producers of Fe and the timescale with which Fe is restored into the interstellar medium depends on the assumed supernova progenitor model. This is a way of selecting the most appropriate progenitor model for supernovae Ia, a still debated issue. Methods. We include different type Ia SN progenitor models, identified by their…
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