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  • The influence of neutrinos on r-process nucleosynthesis in the ejecta of black hole–neutron star mergers 

    Roberts, Luke F.; Lippuner, Jonas; Duez, Matthew D.; Faber, Joshua A.; Foucart, Francois; Lombardi, James C. Jr; Ning, Sandra; Ott, Christian D.; Ponce, Marcelo (Oxford University Press, 2016-10-12)
    During the merger of a black hole and a neutron star, baryonic mass can become unbound from the system. Because the ejected material is extremely neutron-rich, the r-process rapidly synthesizes heavy nuclides as the material ...