Cooling of neutron stars

  • C. J. Pethick
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 383)


A review is given of the important neutrino emission processes in neutron star interiors, and their consequences for the cooling of neutron stars.


Neutron Star Dense Matter Quark Matter Proton Concentration Neutrino Emission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Pethick
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.NorditaCopenhagen ØDenmark
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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