Expected impact from weak reactions with light nuclei in corecollapse supernova simulations
1 Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Wrocław, plac Maksa Borna 9, 50-204 Wrocław, Poland
2 Technische Universitx00E4;t Darmstadt, Schlossgartenstraße 2, 2, 64289 Darmstadt, Germany
3 GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Planckstraße 1, 64291 Darmstadt, Germany
4 Department of Physics, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 82, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
5 Institut für Physik, Universität Rostock, Wismarsche Strasse 43-45, 18057 Rostock, Germany
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Published online: 12 February 2016
We study the role of light nuclear clusters in simulations of core-collapse supernovae. Expressions for the reaction rates are developed for a large selection of charged current absorption and scattering processes with light clusters. Medium modifications are taken into account at the mean-field level. We explore the possible impact on the supernova dynamics and the neutrino signal during the mass accretion phase prior to the possible explosion onset as well as during the subsequent protoneutron star deleptnoization after the explosion onset has been launched.
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