RADIO EFFICIENCY OF PULSARS

@article{Szary2014RADIOEO,
  title={RADIO EFFICIENCY OF PULSARS},
  author={Andrzej Szary and Bing Zhang and George I. Melikidze and Janusz A. Gil and Renxin Xu},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={784},
  pages={59}
}
We investigate radio emission efficiency, ξ, of pulsars and report a near-linear inverse correlation between ξ and the spin-down power, , as well as a near-linear correlation between ξ and pulsar age, τ. This is a consequence of very weak, if any, dependences of radio luminosity, L, on pulsar period, P, and the period derivative, , in contrast to X-ray or γ-ray emission luminosities. The analysis of radio fluxes suggests that these correlations are not due to a selection effect, but are… 

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