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Title: Limits on rotation-induced characteristics of radiation from stable rapidly rotating neutron stars
Authors: Datta, B
Kapoor, R. C
Keywords: Gravitational Effects;Neutron Stars;Spectral Line Width;Stellar Radiation;Stellar Rotation;Doppler Effect;Emission Spectra;Gamma Ray Bursts;Stellar Mass
Issue Date: Aug-1988
Publisher: The American Astronomical Society
Citation: Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 331, No. 2, Part 1, pp. 784 - 793
Abstract: Results are presented of a study of frequency shifts in radiation from the surface of rapidly rotating neutron stars and rotation-induced spectral line broadening as a function of their mass. It is found that, despite large rotation rates, the gravitational effects dominate over the Doppler contribution to the frequency shifts over the allowed mass range of a stable rotating neutron star. Astrophysical implications of effect of large rotation on spectral line characteristics are also discussed.
ISSN: 0004-637X
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