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      Pulsars; stars: evolution; stars: magnetic, stars: stellar statistics

    • Abstract

       

      A detailed statistical analysis of pulsarcurrent is presented. The conclusions reached are the following: (1) The birthrate of pulsars is about one in 75 ± 15 years. (2) There is evidence forinjection of pulsars into the population of solitary pulsars. Such an injection is particularly pronounced in the magnetic field range 12 < logB < 12.6. (3) This is interpreted as due torecycled pulsars being released into the population. (4) We tentatively conclude that as much as 10 – 15% of all pulsars may have been born and processed in binary systems.

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      A. A. Deshpande1 R. Ramachandran1 G. Srinivasan1

      1. Raman Research Institute, Bangalore - 560080, India
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