# Black hole pulsar

@article{Levin2018BlackHP,
title={Black hole pulsar},
author={Janna Levin and Daniel J. D’Orazio and Sebastian Garcia-Saenz},
journal={Physical Review D},
year={2018}
}
• Published 23 August 2018
• Physics
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In anticipation of a LIGO detection of a black hole/neutron star merger, we expand on the intriguing possibility of an electromagnetic counterpart. Black hole/Neutron star mergers could be disappointingly dark since most black holes will be large enough to swallow a neutron star whole, without tidal disruption and without the subsequent fireworks. Encouragingly, we previously found a promising source of luminosity since the black hole and the highly-magnetized neutron star establish an…

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