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|Title:||Ohmic decay of magnetic flux expelled from neutron star interiors|
|Keywords:||Magnetic fields - stars;Neutron - pulsars;General|
|Publisher:||Royal Astronomical Society|
|Citation:||Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 282, No. 3, pp. 1059 - 1063|
|Abstract:||We study Ohmic diffusion of magnetic flux expelled from the superconducting core of a neutron star to its crust owing to spindown-induced field evolution. We find that Ohmic decay time-scales in the range 10^7.5-10^9 yr obtain for a wide range of crustal temperatures and impurity concentrations for various equation of state models of neutron star matter. This result is in agreement with the Ohmic time-scale that appears to be required to explain observed magnetic field strengths of isolated and binary neutron stars in the spindown-induced magnetic flux expulsion scenario|
|Appears in Collections:||IIAP Publications|
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