Analytic description of the r-mode instability in uniform density stars

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Kokkotas, K.; Stergioulas, N.;
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Astrophysics

We present an analytic description of the $r$-mode instability in newly-born neutron stars, using the approximation of uniform density. Our computation is consistently accurate to second order in the angular velocity of the star. We obtain formulae for the growth-time o... View more
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