## Pulsars: Problems and progress, eds: S

- C. Alvarez, A. Carramiñana
- RevMexAASC,
- 1998

A multipole spin-down equation based on a monopolar term is derived from the general expression ν̇ = −f(ν, t) and used to study pulsar evolution. We show that the time-independent version of such equation cannot reproduce the observed properties of pulsars and conclude that there is no equation of the form ν̇ = −f(ν) consistent with the P − Ṗ diagram and… (More)