Strangelet dwarfs

@inproceedings{Alford2011StrangeletD,
  title={Strangelet dwarfs},
  author={Mark G. Alford and Sophia Han and Sanjay Reddy},
  year={2011}
}
If the surface tension of quark matter is low enough, quark matter is not self bound. At sufficiently low pressure and temperature, it will take the form of a crystal of positively charged strangelets in a neutralizing background of electrons. In this case there will exist, in addition to the usual family of strange stars, a family of low-mass large-radius objects analogous to white dwarfs, which we call “strangelet dwarfs”. Using a generic parametrization of the equation of state of quark… Expand

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