The impact of vorticity waves on the shock dynamics in core-collapse supernovae

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dc.contributor.author Huete Ruiz de Lira, César
dc.contributor.author Abdikamalov, Ernazar
dc.contributor.author Radice, David
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-10T10:58:04Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-10T10:58:04Z
dc.date.issued 2018-01-04
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Monthly notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 475(3), Jan. 2018, Pp. 3305-3323
dc.identifier.issn 0035-8711
dc.identifier.issn 1365-2966 (online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/32578
dc.description.abstract Convective perturbations arising from nuclear shell burning can play an important role in propelling neutrino-driven core-collapse supernova explosions. In this work, we analyse the impact of vorticity waves on the shock dynamics, and subsequently on the post-shock flow, using the solution of the linear hydrodynamics equations. As a result of the interaction with the shock wave, vorticity waves increase their kinetic energy, and a new set of entropic and acoustic waves is deposited in the post-shock region. These perturbations interact with the neutrino-driven turbulent convection that develops in that region. Although both vorticity and acoustic waves inject non-radial motion into the gain region, the contribution of the acoustic waves is found to be negligibly small in comparison to that of the vorticity waves. On the other hand, entropy waves become buoyant and trigger more convection. Using the concept of critical neutrino luminosity, we assess the impact of these modes on the explosion conditions. While the direct injection of non-radial motion reduces the critical neutrino luminosity by similar to 12 per cent for typical problem parameters, the buoyancy-driven convection triggered by entropy waves reduces the critical luminosity by similar to 17-24 per cent, which approximately agrees with the results of three-dimensional neutrino-hydrodynamics simulations. Finally, we discuss the limits of validity of the assumptions employed.
dc.description.sponsorship This work is supported by the Ministry of Science, MEC (ENE2015-65852-C2-1-R) and Fundación Iberdrola España (BINV-ua37crdy), Spain (for CH), by ORAU grant at Nazarbayev University (for EA), by Max-Planck/Princeton Center (MPPC) for Plasma Physics (NSF PHY-1144374), and a Schmidt Fellowship (for DR).
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Oxford University Press
dc.rights © 2018 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal Astronomical Society
dc.subject.other Shock waves
dc.subject.other Turbulence
dc.subject.other Supernovae: general
dc.title The impact of vorticity waves on the shock dynamics in core-collapse supernovae
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Física
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx3360
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. ENE2015-65852-C2-1-R
dc.type.version publishedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 3305
dc.identifier.publicationissue 3
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 3323
dc.identifier.publicationtitle MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 475
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000021227
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (España)
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