White Dwarf Stars as Polytropic Gas Spheres

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Nouh, M. I.; Saad, A. S.; Elkhateeb, M. M.; Korany, B.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10511-016-9456-3
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Due to the highly degeneracy of electrons in white dwarf stars, we expect that the relativistic effects play very important role in these stars. In the present article, we study the properties of the condensed matter in white dwarfs using Newtonian and relativistic poly... View more
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