Density discontinuity of a neutron star and gravitational waves

Hajime Sotani*, Kazuhiro Tominaga, Kei Ichi Maeda

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We calculate quasinormal f and g modes of a neutron star with density discontinuity, which may appear in a phase transition at an extremely high density. We find that discontinuity will reflect largely on the f mode, and that the g mode could also be important for a less massive star.

Original languageEnglish
Article number024010
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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