• Influence of Magnetic Field Decay on Electron Capture in Magnetars

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      Electron capture: magnetar: X-ray emission.

    • Abstract


      The de-excited energy of electron capture (EC) induced by magnetic field decay may be a new source for heating magnetar crust, so we do a quantitative calculation on EC process near the outer crust and analyse their influence on persistent X-ray radiation of magnetars, adopting the experimental data or the results of theoretical model (including the large-scale shell model and quasi-particle random phase approximation).

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      Jie Zhang1 2

      1. Institute of Theoretical Physics, China West Normal University, Nanchong 637009, China.
      2. Institute of Structure and Function, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China.
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