Role of nuclear spin-orbit coupling on the constitution of the outer crust of a nonaccreting neutron star
1 Institut d’Astronomie et d’Astrophysique, CP-226, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), 1050 Brussels, Belgium
2 Grand Accélérateur National d’Ions Lourds (GANIL), CEA/DRF - CNRS/IN2P3, Bvd Henri Becquerel, 14076 Caen, France
3 Dépt. de Physique, Université de Montréal, Montréal (Québec), H3C 3J7, Canada
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Published online: 22 March 2017
The role of the nuclear spin-orbit coupling on the equilibrium composition and on the equation of state of the outer crust of a nonaccreting neutron star is studied by employing a series of three different nuclear mass models based on the self-consistent Hartree-Fock-Bogoliubov method.
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