Balogh, A.

The Strongest Magnetic Fields in the Universe

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Magnetic Fields at Largest Universal Strengths: Overview
V. S. Beskin, A. Balogh, M. Falanga, R. A. Treumann

2. Physics in Very Strong Magnetic Fields
Dong Lai

Part II. Magnetic Fields in Stars

3. Observations of Strong Magnetic Fields in Nondegenerate Stars
Jeffrey L. Linsky, Markus Schöller

4. Magnetic Field Generation in Stars
Lilia Ferrario, Andrew Melatos, Jonathan Zrake

5. Magnetic White Dwarfs
Lilia Ferrario, Domitilla Martino, Boris T. Gänsicke

Part III. Neutron Stars

6. Neutron Stars—Thermal Emitters
Alexander Y. Potekhin, Andrea Luca, José A. Pons

7. Radio Pulsars
V. S. Beskin, S. V. Chernov, C. R. Gwinn, A. A. Tchekhovskoy

8. Neutron Stars—Cooling and Transport
Alexander Y. Potekhin, José A. Pons, Dany Page

9. Magnetic Fields of Neutron Stars in X-Ray Binaries
Mikhail Revnivtsev, Sandro Mereghetti

10. Magnetars: Properties, Origin and Evolution
Sandro Mereghetti, José A. Pons, Andrew Melatos

Part IV. Accretion, Winds, Jets

11. Accretion, Outflows, and Winds of Magnetized Stars
Marina M. Romanova, Stanley P. Owocki

12. Pulsar-Wind Nebulae
Oleg Kargaltsev, Benoît Cerutti, Yuri Lyubarsky, Edoardo Striani

13. Disks and Jets
John F. Hawley, Christian Fendt, Martin Hardcastle, Elena Nokhrina, Alexander Tchekhovskoy

Part V. Physical Processes

14. Gamma-Ray Bursts as Sources of Strong Magnetic Fields
Jonathan Granot, Tsvi Piran, Omer Bromberg, Judith L. Racusin, Frédéric Daigne

15. Relativistic Shocks: Particle Acceleration and Magnetization
L. Sironi, U. Keshet, M. Lemoine

16. Relativistic Magnetic Reconnection in Pair Plasmas and Its Astrophysical Applications
D. Kagan, L. Sironi, B. Cerutti, D. Giannios

Keywords: Physics, Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences, Cosmology, Magnetism, Magnetic Materials

Publication year
1st ed. 2016
Space Sciences Series of ISSI
Natural Sciences
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