A solution to the puzzling symbiotic X-ray system 4U 1700+24

@article{Xu2014AST,
  title={A solution to the puzzling symbiotic X-ray system 4U 1700+24},
  author={Renxin Xu},
  journal={Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={617 - 624}
}
  • R. Xu
  • Published 6 February 2014
  • Physics
  • Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics
A circumstellar corona is proposed to explain a strange quark-cluster star during an accretion phase, which could be essential for understanding the observations of the puzzling symbiotic X-ray system 4U 1700+24. The state of cold matter at supranuclear density is still an important matter of debate, and one of the consequences of a strange star acting as a pulsar is the self-bound phenomenon on the surface, which makes extremely low-mass compact objects unavoidable. In principle, both the… 

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