Superluminous supernova progenitors have a half-solar metallicity threshold

Ting-Wan Chen, Stephen J. Smartt, Rob M. Yates, Matt Nicholl, Thomas Krühler, Patricia Schady, Michel Dennefeld, Cosimo Inserra

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42 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3566-3573
Number of pages8
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2017


  • stars: magnetars
  • supernovae: general
  • supernovae: individual (SN 2011ke
  • SN 2012il
  • SN 2015bn
  • Gaia16apd)
  • galaxies: abundances
  • galaxies: dwarf
  • Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies

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