Reviews of topical problems

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.

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PACS: 26.60.−c, 97.60.Gb, 97.60.Jd (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0180.201012c.1279
Citation: Potekhin A Yu "The physics of neutron stars" Phys. Usp. 53 1235–1256 (2010)
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