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    • 123-321 models of classical novae 

      José Pont, Jordi; Shore, Steven N.; Casanova Bustamante, Jordi (EDP Sciences, 2020-01-28)
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      Context. High-resolution spectroscopy has revealed large concentrations of CNO and sometimes other intermediate-mass elements (e.g., Ne, Na, Mg, or Al, for ONe novae) in the shells ejected during nova outbursts, suggesting ...
    • 20 anys de "Física i ciència-ficció" 

      Moreno Lupiáñez, Manuel; José Pont, Jordi (2014-06)
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    • 8è Premi ex-aequo a la Qualitat de la Docència Universitària del Consell Social de la UPC: "La física a través de la Ciència-ficció" 

      Moreno Lupiáñez, Manuel; José Pont, Jordi (2006-02)
      Conference report
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      La ciència-ficció, gènere característic del nostre temps, és una eina magnífica per a l’aprenentatge-ensenyament de la tecnociència, en general, i de la física, en particular. Els mites del gènere com ara King Kong, ...
    • A Trojan horse approach to the production of 18F in Novae 

      la Cognata, M; Pizzone, R; José Pont, Jordi; Hernanz Carbó, Margarita; Cherubini, S; Gulino, M; Rapisarda, G; Spitaleri, C (2017-09-01)
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      Crucial information on nova nucleosynthesis can be potentially inferred from ¿-ray signals powered by 18F decay. Therefore, the reaction network producing and destroying this radioactive isotope has been extensively studied ...
    • Absolute determination of the Na-22(rho, gamma)Mg-23 reaction rate in novae 

      José Pont, Jordi; Caggiano, J. A.; Hutcheon, D. A.; Vockenhuber, C.; Buchmann, L.; Sallaska, A.L.; Wrede, C.; Garcia, A.; Storm,, D. W.; Brown, T. A. D.; Ruiz, C.; Snover, K.A.; Ottewell, D. (2011-03-23)
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      Gamma-ray telescopes in orbit around the earth are searching for evidence of the elusive radionuclide 22Na produced in novae. Previously published uncertainties in the dominant destructive reaction, 22Na(p,γ)23Mg, indicated ...
    • Application of the THM to the investigation of reactions induced by unstable nuclei: the 18F(p,a)15O case 

      LaCognata, M; Pizzone, R; José Pont, Jordi (2019-12-04)
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      The Trojan Horse Method is applied to the investigation of the18F(p,a)15O reaction, by extractingthe quasi free contribution to the2H(18F,a15O)nprocess. For the first time the method is applied to a reaction ofastrophysical ...
    • Beta-decay spectroscopy of S-27 

      José Pont, Jordi (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-06-10)
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    • Binary systems and their nuclear explosions 

      Isern Vilaboy, Jordi; Hernanz Carbó, Margarita; José Pont, Jordi (Springer, 2018-08-01)
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    • Binary systems and their nuclear explosions 

      Isern Vilaboy, Jordi; Hernanz Carbó, Margarita; José Pont, Jordi (2011-01)
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    • Breaking the habit: the peculiar 2016 eruption of the unique recurrent nova M31N 2008-12a 

      Henze, Martin; Darnley, Matt J.; Williams, Steven Charles; Sala Cladellas, Glòria; José Pont, Jordi (2018-04-10)
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    • Classical and recurrent nova models 

      José Pont, Jordi; Casanova Bustamante, Jordi; García-Berro Montilla, Enrique; Hernanz Carbó, Margarita; Shore, Steven N.; Calder, A. (2011)
      Conference lecture
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      Remarkable progress in the understanding of nova outbursts has been achieved through combined efforts in photometry, spectroscopy and numerical simulations. According to the thermonuclear runaway model, novae are powered ...
    • Coordinated analysis of two graphite grains from the CO3.0 LAP 031117 meteorite: First identification of a CO Nova graphite and a presolar iron sulfide subgrain 

      Haenecour, P.; Floss, C.; José Pont, Jordi; Amari, S.; Lodders, K.; Jadhav, M.; Wang, A.; Gyngard, F. (2016-07)
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      Presolar grains constitute remnants of stars that existed before the formation of the solar system. In addition to providing direct information on the materials from which the solar system formed, these grains provide ...
    • Detonations in white dwarf dynamical interactions 

      Aznar Siguan, Gabriela; García-Berro Montilla, Enrique; Lorén Aguilar, Pablo; José Pont, Jordi; Isern Vilaboy, Jordi (2013)
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      n old, dense stellar systems collisions of white dwarfs are a rather frequent phenomenon. Here we present the results of a comprehensive set of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics simulations of close encounters of white ...
    • Ernst K. Zinner (1937-2015) 

      Nittler, L.; José Pont, Jordi (2017)
      Conference report
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    • Experimentally well-constrained masses of 27P and 27S: implications for studies of explosive binary systems 

      Sun, Lijie; Xu, Xinxing; Hou, S.Q.; José Pont, Jordi (Elsevier, 2020-03-10)
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      The mass of 27P is expected to impact the X-ray burst (XRB) model predictions of burst light curves and the composition of the burst ashes, but large uncertainties and inconsistencies still exist in the reported 27P masses. ...
    • First measurement of the 34S(p,gamma)35Cl reaction rate through indirect methods for presolar nova grains 

      Gillespie, S; Parikh, A.; Barton, C; Faestermann, Thomas; José Pont, Jordi; Hertenberger, R.; Wirth, Hans Friedrich; de Séréville, N; Riley, J; Williams, M (AMER PHYSICAL SOC, 2017-08-02)
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      Sulphur isotopic ratio measurements may help to establish the astrophysical sites in which certain presolar grains were formed. Nova model predictions of the 34S/32S ratio are, however, unreliable due to the lack of an ...
    • Física i ciència-ficció 

      José Pont, Jordi; Moreno Lupiáñez, Manuel (Edicions UPC, 1994)
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      Les sorprenents creacions de la ciència-ficció constitueixen magnífics punts de partida per introduir-se en el fascinant món de la física. Per mitjà de films i novel·les del gènere es descriuen, des d'una perspectiva lúdica, ...
    • Gamma-ray observations of Nova Sgr 2015 No. 2 with INTEGRAL 

      Siegert, Thomas; Coc, A; Delgado Soler, Laura; Diehl, Roland; Greiner, Jochen; Hernanz Carbó, Margarita; Jean, Pierre; José Pont, Jordi; Molaro, Paolo; Pleintinger, Mortiz M.M.; Savchenko, Volodymyr; Starrfield, Sumner; Tatischeff, Vincent; Weinberger, Christoph (EDP Sciences, 2018-07-23)
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    • Hydrodynamic simulations of classical novae: accretion onto CO white dwarfs as SN Ia progenitors 

      Starrfield, Sumner; Bose, M; Iliadis, Christian; Hix, W. R.; Woodward, C; Wagner, R; José Pont, Jordi; Hernanz Carbó, Margarita (PoS - Proceedings of Science, 2018)
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    • Introduction 

      José Pont, Jordi (2013-03)
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