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The physics of neutron stars


Ioffe Institute, ul. Polytekhnicheskaya 26, St. Petersburg, 194021, Russian Federation

Topical problems in the physics of and basic facts about neutron stars are reviewed. The observational manifestations of neutron stars, their core and envelope structure, magnetic fields, thermal evolution, and masses and radii are briefly discussed, along with the underlying microphysics.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 26.60.−c, 97.60.Gb, 97.60.Jd (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0180.201012c.1279
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2010/12/c/
Citation: Potekhin A Yu "The physics of neutron stars" Phys. Usp. 53 1235–1256 (2010)
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Оригинал: Потехин А Ю «Физика нейтронных звёзд» УФН 180 1279–1304 (2010); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0180.201012c.1279

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