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Paper: Optically thick Wind Models of WNE Stars: the Dependence of Mass Loss on Metallicity
Volume: 353, Stellar Evolution at Low Metallicity: Mass Loss, Explosions, Cosmology
Page: 191
Authors: Nugis, T.
Abstract: The dependence of mass-loss rates of WNE stars on metallicity Z has been derived from the solutions of optically thick wind models. It appears that the mass-loss rates of these stars depend quite strongly on Z ( dM/dt ∝ Zα with α being equal to about 0.5 – 1 for Z ≈ 0.002–0.02).
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