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Has the Crab Pulsar Magnetic-Field Grown After its Birth

Bhattacharya, D and Shukre, CS (1985) Has the Crab Pulsar Magnetic-Field Grown After its Birth. In: Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy, 6 (4). pp. 233-237.

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We investigate the evolution of rotation period and spindown age of a pulsar whose surface magnetic field undergoes a phase of growth. Application of these results to the Crab pulsar strongly indicates that its parameters cannot be accounted for by the field growth theories.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences
Additional Information: The copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Keywords: pulsars,magnetic field pulsars,evolution —pulsars, individual.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Joint Astronomy Programme
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2009 10:27
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20146

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