Compact Stars (PHYS 566)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Physics(PHYS)
3
10.00
Mehmet Ali Alpar -alpar@sabanciuniv.edu,
Doctoral, Master
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CONTENT

Degenerate matter. Chandrasekhar limit. The formation, structure and cooling of white dwarf stars. Neutron stars: the outer shell, electron gas in a high magnetic field, Relativistic electrons, superfluidity and superconductivity, the equation of state at high densities and the mass-radius relationship; dynamics of neutron stars, glitches and their relaxation, neutron star oscillations; black holes; compact objects in binary star systems, mass accretion disks.