The structure of neutron stars with localized protons

Włodzimierz Wójcik


Strongly asymmetric nuclear matter becomes unstable with respect to proton localization above a specific critical nuclear density. For equation of state of Akmal, Pandharipande and Ravenhall the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff equations were solved and the radius of the spherical shell of a neutron star within which proton localization takes place was found.

Słowa kluczowe: strongly asymmetric nuclear matter, proton localization, neutron stars

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