Study of magnetized accretion flow with cooling processes

  • Kuldeep Singh
  • Indranil Chattopadhyay


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.


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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