Observational Constraints on Neutron Star Masses and Radii

@article{Miller2016ObservationalCO,
  title={Observational Constraints on Neutron Star Masses and Radii},
  author={M. Miller and F. Lamb},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  year={2016}
}
  • M. Miller, F. Lamb
  • Published 2016
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
Precise and reliable measurements of the masses and radii of neutron stars with a variety of masses would provide valuable guidance for improving models of the properties of cold matter with densities above the saturation density of nuclear matter. Several different approaches for measuring the masses and radii of neutron stars have been tried or proposed, including analyzing the X-ray fluxes and spectra of the emission from neutron stars in quiescent low-mass X-ray binary systems and… Expand

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