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Upper mass limit for neutron star stability against black hole formation

Krishan, V and Kumar, N (1978) Upper mass limit for neutron star stability against black hole formation. In: Astrophysics and Space Science, 57 (1). 241-243 .

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Abstract

Starting from the exact general relativistic expression for the total energy of selfgravitating spherically distributed matter and using the minimum energy priciple, we calculate the upper mass limit for a neutron star to be 3.1 solar masses.

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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2010 07:07
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2010 07:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/33497

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