High-frequency cutoff and change of radio emission mechanism in pulsars

  title={High-frequency cutoff and change of radio emission mechanism in pulsars},
  author={Viktor Moiseevich Kontorovich and A. B. Flanchik},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
Pulsars are fast rotating neutron stars with a strong magnetic field, that emit over a wide frequency range. In spite of all efforts during the 40 years after the discovery of pulsars, the mechanism of their radio emission so far remains unknown. We propose a new approach to solving this problem for a subset of pulsars with a high-frequency cutoff of the spectrum from the Pushchino catalogue (the “Pushchino” sample). We provide a theoretical explanation of the observed dependence of the high… 

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