Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-8030
Authors: Herold, Heinz
Ertl, Thomas
Finkbeiner, Bernd
Ruder, Hanns
Title: Self-consistent numerical modelling of pulsar magnetospheres
Issue Date: 1992
metadata.ubs.publikation.typ: Konferenzbeitrag
metadata.ubs.publikation.source: Hankins, Timothy H. (Hrsg.): The magnetospheric structure and emission mechanisms of radio pulsars. Zielona Góra : Pedagogical Univ. Pr., 1992 (Proceedings of the … colloquium of the International Astronomical Union 128). - ISBN 83-00-03596-6, S. 105-108
URI: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:93-opus-76870
http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/handle/11682/8047
http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-8030
Abstract: The magnetosphere of a rapidly rotating, strongly magnetized neutron star with aligned magnetic and rotational axes (parallel rotator) is modelled numerically. Including the radiation of the particles accelerated to relativistic energies as an efficient damping mechanism, we obtain a quasi-stationary self-consistent solution to this classical problem. The numerical simulation,which was started from the well-known vacuum solution, yields a global magnetospheric structure that can be characterized by two regions of oppositely charged particles, which eventually produce a relativistic pulsar wind, separated by a vacuum gap of considerable extent.
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