Influence of Magnetic Field Decay on Electron Capture in Magnetars
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).
Jie Zhang1 2
Volume 40 | Issue 6
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