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dc.contributor.authorBhattacharya, D.-
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Astrophysics and Astronomy, 2002, Vol. 23, p67-72.en
dc.description.abstractThis paper reviews the current status of the theoretical models of the evolution of the magnetic fields of neutron stars other than magnetars. It appears that the magnetic fields of neutron stars decay significantly only if they are in binary systems. Three major physical models for this, namely spindown-induced flux expulsion, ohmic evolution of crustal field and diamagnetic screening of the field by accreted plasma, are reviewed.en
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dc.publisherIndian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.en
dc.rightsIndian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.en
dc.subjectNeutron starsen
dc.subjectMagnetic fielden
dc.titleEvolution of neutron star magnetic fieldsen
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