Evidence of a non-conservative mass transfer for XTE J0929-314

  title={Evidence of a non-conservative mass transfer for XTE J0929-314},
  author={A. Marino and Tiziana di Salvo and A. F. Gambino and R. Iaria and L. Burderi and Marco Matranga and Andrea P. Sanna and A. Riggio},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
Context. In 1998 the first accreting millisecond pulsar, SAX J1808.4-3658, was discovered and to date 18 systems showing coherent, high frequency (> 100 Hz) pulsations in low mass X-ray binaries are known. Since their discovery, this class of sources has shown interesting and sometimes puzzling behaviours. In particular, apart from a few exceptions, they are all transient with very long X-ray quiescent periods implying a quite low averaged mass accretion rate onto the neutron star. Among these… 

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