Structure of Neutron Star Cores

  • V. Canuto
  • B. Datta
  • J. Lodenquai
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 55)


After reviewing the outer and central regions of a neutron star, we discuss the central region and the possibility that the core has a solid structure. We present the work of different groups on the solidification problem, suggesting that the neutron star-cores are indeed solid.


Neutron Star Partial Wave Solidification Problem Solidification Density Couple Differential Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Canuto
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. Datta
    • 3
  • J. Lodenquai
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCity College of New YorkUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Space Studies, Goddard Space Flight CenterNASANew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of PhysicsCity College of the City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Dept. of PhysicsUniversity of the West IndiesKingstonJamaica

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