Study of magnetized accretion flow with cooling processes

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Abstract

We have studied shock in magnetized accretion flow/funnel flow in case of neutron star with bremsstrahlung cooling and cyclotron cooling. All accretion solutions terminate with a shock close to the neutron star surface, but at some regions of the parameter space, it also harbours a second shock away from the star surface. We have found that cyclotron cooling is necessary for correct accretion solutions which match the surface boundary conditions.

Keywords

Neutron star magnetohydrodynamics funnel flow 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES)NainitalIndia
  2. 2.University of DelhiDelhiIndia

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