Magnetar birth: rotation rates and gravitational-wave emission

@article{Lander2019MagnetarBR,
  title={Magnetar birth: rotation rates and gravitational-wave emission},
  author={Samuel K. Lander and D. I. Jones},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2019}
}
  • S. K. LanderD. Jones
  • Published 31 October 2019
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Understanding the evolution of the angle χ between a magnetar’s rotation and magnetic axes sheds light on the star’s birth properties. This evolution is coupled with that of the stellar rotation Ω, and depends on the competing effects of internal viscous dissipation and external torques. We study this coupled evolution for a model magnetar with a strong internal toroidal field, extending previous work by modelling – for the first time in this context – the strong protomagnetar wind acting… 

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