T. Montmerle and C. Kahane (eds)
EAS Publications Series, 19 (2006) 67-84
26Al and 19F nucleosynthesis in Wolf-Rayet and AGB stars
Institut d'Astronomie et d'Astrophysique – ULB,
Brussels, Belgium and CEA/DSM/ DAPNIA/Service d'Astrophysique, Saclay, France
In this contribution, I will focus on two nuclides, 26Al and 19F whose origin has been uncertain for a long time and still remains a matter of debate. I will present the contribution of Manuel Forestini to the understanding of the origin of these nuclides, and in particular to the description of their synthesis in asymptotic giant branch stars. I will also present an overview of the latest results concerning 26Al and 19F and of the open questions still to be answered.
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