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The magnetic-field strengths of accreting millisecond pulsars

Mukherjee, Dipanjan; Bult, Peter; van der Klis, Michiel; Bhattacharya, Dipankar


In this work we have estimated upper and lower limits to the strength of the magnetic dipole moment of all 14 accreting millisecond X-ray pulsars observed with the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE). For each source we searched the archival RXTE data for the highest and lowest flux levels with a significant detection of pulsations. We assume these flux levels to correspond to the closest and farthest location of the inner edge of the accretion disc at which channelled accretion takes...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stv1542
Access Rights: Open Access


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