Chapter 5. Nuclear Burning Stages and Processes

  1. Prof. Christian Iliadis

Published Online: 3 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618750.ch5

Nuclear Physics of Stars

Nuclear Physics of Stars

How to Cite

Iliadis, C. (2007) Nuclear Burning Stages and Processes, in Nuclear Physics of Stars, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618750.ch5

Author Information

  1. University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill, 176, Phillips Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3255, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406029

Online ISBN: 9783527618750



  • thermonuclear rate;
  • stellar nucleosynthesis;
  • internal pressure;
  • temperature;
  • nuclear energy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hydrostatic Hydrogen Burning

  • Explosive Hydrogen Burning

  • Hydrostatic Helium Burning

  • Explosive Hydrogen-Helium Burning

  • Advanced Burning Stages

  • Nucleosynthesis Beyond the Iron Peak

  • Origin of the Solar System Nuclides