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Sinking of a magnetically confined mountain on an accreting neutron star

Wette, Karl; Vigelius, M; Melatos, Andrew

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We perform ideal-magnetohydrodynamic axisymmetric simulations of magnetically confined mountains on an accreting neutron star, with masses ≲0.12 M⊙. We consider two scenarios, in which the mountain sits atop a hard surface or sinks into a soft, fluid

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30201
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.15937.x

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