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A numerical survey of relativistic rotating neutron star structures using the Hartle-Thorne formalism

Thomas, JM (1989) A numerical survey of relativistic rotating neutron star structures using the Hartle-Thorne formalism. In: Astronomy & Astrophysics Supplement Series, 79 (2). pp. 189-203.

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Abstract

A broad numerical survey of relativistic rotating neutron star structures was compiled using an exhaustive list of presently available equation of state models for neutron star matter. The structure parameters (spherical deformations in mass and radii, the moment of inertia and quadrupole moment, oblateness, and free precession) are calculated using the formalism proposed by Hartle and Thorne (1968). The results are discussed in relation to the relevant observational information. Binary pulsar data and X-ray burst sources provide information on the bulk properties of neutron stars, enabling the derivation of constraints that can be put on the structure of neutron stars and equation of state models.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Computational Astrophysics;Condensed Matter Physics;Neutron Stars;Relativistic Effects;Stellar Rotation; Stellar Structure;Binary Stars;Equations Of State;Numerical Integration;Pulsars;Stellar Models.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Joint Astronomy Programme
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2010 08:54
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2010 08:54
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/33105

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