Physics of Atomic Nuclei

, Volume 75, Issue 7, pp 908–909 | Cite as

Isolated neutron stars in the galaxy: from magnetars to antimagnetars

  • P. A. BoldinEmail author
  • S. B. Popov
Elementary Particles and Fields Theory


Using the model with decaying magnetic fields it is possible to describe with one smooth (log-Gaussian) initial magnetic field distribution three types of isolated neutron stars: radiopulsar, magnetars, and cooling close-by compact objects. The same model is used here to make predictions for old accreting isolated neutron stars. It is shown that using the updated field distribution we predict a significant fraction of isolated neutron stars at the stage of accretion despite long subsonic propeller stage.


Atomic Nucleus Magnetic Field Distribution Boldin Solar Neighborhood Moscow Engineer Physics Institute 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    S. B. Popov, Phys. Part. Nucl. 39, 1136 (2008).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    S. B. Popov, J. A. Pons, J. A. Miralles, P. A. Boldin, and B. Posselt, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 401, 2675 (2010).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    S. B. Popov and M. E. Prokhorov, Phys. Uspekhi 50, 1123 (2007).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    P. A. Boldin and S. B. Popov, Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 407, 1090 (2010).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    S. B. Popov et al., Astrophys. J. 530, 896 (2000).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    J. A. Pons, J. A. Miralles, and U. Geppert, Astron. Astrophys. 496, 207 (2009).ADSzbMATHCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    F. M. Walter, S. J. Wolk, and R. Neuhäuser, Nature 379, 233 (1996).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    D. Y. Konenkov and S. B. Popov, Astron. Lett. 23, 498 (1997).ADSGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    R. Neuhäuser and J. E. Trümper, Astron. Astrophys. 343, 151 (1999).ADSGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    N. R. Ikhsanov, Astron. Astrophys. 368, L5 (2001).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    O. D. Toropina et al., Astrophys. J. 593, 472 (2003).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Moscow Engineering Physics Institute (State University)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Sternberg Astronomical InstituteMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

Personalised recommendations