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Dependence between minimum spin parameter a (y-axis), mass M of the disrupted star (x-axis), and SMBH mass in 108M in the color coding. Shown in black are also three tracks of specific SMBH masses, demonstrating that there is no viable solution for TDEs for zero black hole spin, or SMBH masses greater than 109M within the constraints on the other parameters from this work. This plot assumes optimal orbital orientation between disruption axis and the spin vector, uses the ZAMS mass-radius relation for stars with Z = 0.008 from Girardi et al. (2000), the formalism of Kesden (2012), and follows the calculations detailed in the supporting material of Leloudas et al. (2016).

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