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Paper: On the Protoplanetary-disk Origin of the Atmospheres of Hot Super-Earths
Volume: 450, Molecules in the Atmospheres of Extrasolar Planets
Page: 105
Authors: Ikoma, M.
Abstract: While there is no such rocky planet in the solar system, super-Earths in extrasolar systems may have massive hydrogen atmospheres. In this paper I examine the possibility with results of my numerical simulations of the accumulation of the atmospheres of protoplanets embedded in protoplanetary disks. I also discuss how to distinguish between atmospheres of disk origin and chondritic origin.
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