Oscillation Periods of Neutron Stars

Abstract

THE recent discovery1–4 of celestial X-ray sources prompted various authors5–12 to propose possible production mechanisms of these X-rays. In an earlier communication, one of us12 suggested that some of the X-ray emission might be associated with the mechanical energy of radial oscillations of neutron stars. To investigate such a possibility, precise knowledge of the oscillation periods is important. The investigation of the possible effect of nuclear forces on such periods is interesting in itself. This communication presents some results of such work.

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TSURUTA, S., WRIGHT, J. & CAMERON, A. Oscillation Periods of Neutron Stars. Nature 206, 1137–1138 (1965). https://doi.org/10.1038/2061137a0

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