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Thermal Stability

  • G. S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)

Abstract

The development of a dynamical instability in the star causes its transition to a compact state (neutron star or black hole), may sometimes be accompanied by a supernova explosion, and represents the end of its nuclear evolution. Development of thermal instability does not necessarily lead to such a catastrophic result. Some displays of the thermal instability have been considered in Sects. 9.3 and 10.2.

Keywords

Neutron Star Globular Cluster Thermal Instability Radio Pulsar Superheavy Nucleus 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. S. Bisnovatyi-Kogan
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Research InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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