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Fig. 2


Minimum mass of the in-spiralling object, MX,min which is needed to expel the envelope during a CE evolution with α = 1, for a given donor star radius as indicated by the coloured lines, as a function of ZAMS mass of the donor star, MZAMS for Z = Z/ 50 (upper panel) and Z = ZMW (lower panel). Rmax is the maximum radial extent during the stellar evolution. The grey band between 1.17 and 1.56M indicates masses of NSs observed in double NS systems (Martinez et al. 2015).

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