# Do Neutron Star Gravitational Waves Carry Superfluid Imprints?

@article{Comer2002DoNS, title={Do Neutron Star Gravitational Waves Carry Superfluid Imprints?}, author={G L Comer}, journal={Foundations of Physics}, year={2002}, volume={32}, pages={1903-1942} }

Isolated neutron stars undergoing non-radial oscillations are expected to emit gravitational waves in the kilohertz frequency range. To date, radio astronomers have located about 1,300 pulsars, and can estimate that there are about 2×108 neutron stars in the galaxy. Many of these are surely old and cold enough that their interiors will contain matter in the superfluid or superconducting state. In fact, the so-called glitch phenomenon in pulsars (a sudden spin-up of the pulsar's crust) is best…

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