• Scaling hypothesis, relativistic statistics and critical mass of dwarf stars

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      Green’s function; correlation function; dwarf stars; critical mass

    • Abstract

       

      Assuming that field theoretic Green’s functions scale, expressions for correlation function, number density, pressure are obtained for a relativistic statistical many-body system. The scaling parameter is related to anomalous dimension and is a measure of interaction. The effect of this interaction on the critical mass of dwarf stars is studied and is not found to be insignificant. A mass radius relation is deduced. The Chandrasekhar limit is reproduced in the limit of non-interaction.

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      B B Deo1 S Kumar1

      1. Physics Department, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar - 751 004
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