The origin and evolution of r- and s-process elements in the Milky Way stellar disk

@article{Battistini2015TheOA,
  title={The origin and evolution of r- and s-process elements in the Milky Way stellar disk},
  author={Chiara Battistini and Thomas Bensby},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2015}
}
Knowledge of abundance ratios as functions of metallicity can lead to insights on the origin and evolution of our Galaxy and its stellar populations. We aim to trace the chemical evolution of the neutron-capture elements Sr, Zr, La, Ce, Nd, Sm, and Eu in the Milky Way stellar disk to constrain the formation sites of these elements as well as to probe the evolution of the Galactic thin and thick disks. Using spectra of high resolution and high signal-to-noise we determine Sr, Zr, La, Ce, Nd, Sm… Expand
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