Thermal states of coldest and hottest neutron stars in soft X-ray transients

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Yakovlev, D. G.; Levenfish, K. P.; Potekhin, A. Y.; Gnedin, O. Y.; Chabrier, G.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1051/0004-6361:20034191
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Nuclear Experiment | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We calculate the thermal structure and quiescent thermal luminosity of accreting neutron stars (warmed by deep crustal heating in accreted matter) in soft X-ray transients (SXTs). We consider neutron stars with nucleon and hyperon cores and with accreted envelopes. It i... View more
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