Title

Fundamentals of Neutron Star Formation, Structure, and Composition

Author(s)

Micah Reed Koller

Date of Graduation

2012

Date of Submission

Fri, 18 May 2012 00:46:42 GMT

Class Year

2012

Major

Physics and Astronomy (PHYS)

Other Department or Program

Physics and Astronomy

Comps Adviser(s)

Tasson, Jay; Titus, Bill

Category of Work

Comps

Group or Individual

Individual

Degree

Bachelor of Arts

Components of Work

Text (paper)

Award

Distinction on comps

Identifier (Includes All Files and Enter All Their Files Name)

kollerm_2012_PHYS.pdf

Keywords

astrophysics; astronomy; physics; neutron stars; neutron star; supernova; supernovae; core collapse; general relativity; equation of state; equations of state; hyperon; hyperons; stellar evolution; main sequence; pulsar; pulsars; hydrostatic equilibrium; superfluid; superfluidity; degenerate gas; binding energy; TOV equations; Tolman Oppenheimer Volkoff; Fermi gas; particle physics; statistical mechanics; quantum mechanics

Student Work Completed Date

2012-04-18

Format

application/pdf

Rights Management

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