Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 308, Issue 1, pp 581–583

Oscillations in the neutron star crust

Neutron star seismology from QPOs after flares
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10509-007-9301-6

Cite this article as:
Samuelsson, L. & Andersson, N. Astrophys Space Sci (2007) 308: 581. doi:10.1007/s10509-007-9301-6


We investigate the spectrum of torsional modes in the neutron star crust and discuss what conclusions may be drawn about the global properties of the star from observations of such modes.


Neutron starsOscillationsQuasi periodic oscillations



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of MathematicsUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK