Theory of core-collapse supernovae

  title={Theory of core-collapse supernovae},
  author={H. Janka and K. Langanke and A. Marek and G. Mart{\'i}nez-Pinedo and B. M. M. Astrophysics and G. Gsi and Darmstadt TU Darmstadt},
  journal={Physics Reports},
Advances in our understanding and the modeling of stellar core-collapse and supernova explosions over the past 15 years are reviewed, concentrating on the evolution of hydrodynamical simulations, the description of weak interactions and nuclear equation of state effects, and new insights into the nucleosynthesis occurring in the early phases of the explosion, in particular the neutrino-p process. The latter is enabled by the proton-richness of the early ejecta, which was discovered because of… Expand
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