Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 122, Issue 2, pp 287–298 | Cite as

Comparison of a theory of sequential fragmentation with the initial mass function of stars

  • Wilbur K. Brown


A one-parameter theory of sequential fragmentation is formulated, validated, and compared with the Initial Mass Function of stars. The agreement is excellent.


Initial Mass Mass Function Initial Mass Function Sequential Fragmentation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wilbur K. Brown
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  1. 1.Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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