30 September 2015 to 3 October 2015
Yerevan, Armenia
Etc/GMT+4 timezone

A neutron star on a computer: recent developments

30 Sep 2015, 10:20
40m
2nd floor Conference Room (Phys. Dep., YSU)

2nd floor Conference Room

Phys. Dep., YSU

Speaker

Jerome Novak (CNRS - Observatoire de Paris)

Description

Realistic global neutron star models require numerical approach. In this talk, I shall briefly motivate and recall the general-relativistic framework for the description of rotating compact stars and show how global observable quantities can be computed unambiguously. Then, I will present some recent results on the building of more detailed physical models, including realistic microphysics, following three directions. First, I shall describe the inclusion of magnetic field and its effects on both, global equilibrium and equation of state, second I will briefly sketch how one can use temperature-dependent approach in stationary models, and finally I will discuss superfluid (two-fluid) models in an attempt to model glitch phenomena.

Primary author

Jerome Novak (CNRS - Observatoire de Paris)

Co-author

Dr Micaela Oertel (CNRS - Observatoire de Paris)

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