Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-8034
Authors: Herold, Heinz
Ertl, Thomas
Finkbeiner, Bernd
Ruder, Hanns
Title: Self-consistent modelling of pulsar magnetospheres
Issue Date: 1989
metadata.ubs.publikation.typ: Konferenzbeitrag
metadata.ubs.publikation.source: Ögelmann, Hakki (Hrsg.): Timing neutron stars. Dordrecht : Kluwer, 1989 (NATO ASI series, C 262). - ISBN 0-7923-0101-3, S. 723-729
URI: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:93-opus-76990
http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/handle/11682/8051
http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-8034
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 selfconsistent 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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