RELATIVISTIC MODEL ON PULSAR RADIO EMISSION AND POLARIZATION

@article{Kumar2012RELATIVISTICMO,
  title={RELATIVISTIC MODEL ON PULSAR RADIO EMISSION AND POLARIZATION},
  author={D. Kumar and R. T. Gangadhara},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={746},
  pages={157}
}
We have developed a relativistic model for pulsar radio emission and polarization by taking into account a detailed geometry of emission region, rotation, and modulation. The sparks activity on the polar cap leads to plasma columns in the emission region and modulated emission. By considering relativistic plasma bunches streaming out along the rotating dipolar field lines as a source of curvature radiation, we have deduced the polarization state of the radiation field in terms of the Stokes… 

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