Convective instability in proto–neutron stars

Abstract

The linear hydrodynamic stability of proto–neutron stars (PNSs) is considered taking into account dissipative processes such as neutrino transport and viscosity. We obtain the general instability criteria which differ essentially from the well-known Ledoux criterion used in previous studies. We apply the criteria to evolutive models of PNSs that, in general… (More)

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@inproceedings{Miralles2000ConvectiveII, title={Convective instability in proto–neutron stars}, author={J. A. Miralles and Jos{\'e} Pons and Vadim A. Urpin}, year={2000} }