Particle Emission-Dependent Timing Noise of Pulsars

  title={Particle Emission-Dependent Timing Noise of Pulsars},
  author={Xiongwei Liu and Xuesen Na and Ren-xin Xu and Guo-jun Qiao},
  journal={Chinese Physics Letters},
Though pulsars spin regularly, the differences between the observed and predicted ToA (time of arrival), known as "timing noise", can still reach a few milliseconds or more. We try to understand the noise in this study. As proposed by Xu and Qiao in 2001, both dipole radiation and particle emission would result in pulsar braking. Accordingly, possible fluctuation of particle current flow is suggested here to contribute significant ToA variation of pulsars. We find that the particle emission… Expand

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