PlanetaLP338: A new code for population synthesis of planetary systems

During the last few years observational advances have allowed us to study and characterize exoplanets in different kinds of planetary systems. From a theoretical point of view, population synthesis models allow us to find a relationship between the observed diversity of planetary systems and the properties of the protoplanetary disks from which they are formed. In this work, we present a numerical code called PlanetaLP338, which is able to build a wide diversity of planetary systems during the gaseous phase. This numerical model describes the evolution of planetary embryos and planetesimals while the gaseous component is still present in the system. Our model incorporates some important physical phenomena of planetary formation like type I and type II migration, gas accretion, water delivery in embryos and planetesimals, and the treatment of the fusion between embryos considering their atmospheres. A particular application of PlanetaLP338 is its automation to generate population synthesis and to analyze the different kinds of resulting planetary systems. These planetary systems will be then analyzed statistically exploring which are the range of different parameters that provide systems similar to our own.