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Modelling Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts on Accreting Neutron Stars

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posted on 16.02.2020, 22:44 by ZAC PETER JOHNSTON
X-ray bursts are the most common nuclear explosions in the universe, and occur on the surface of neutron stars. This thesis develops new methods of modelling these bursts using computer simulations, which can be used to improve our understanding of neutron stars and extremely dense matter.

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Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Alexander Heger

Additional supervisor 1

Duncan Galloway

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

Physics and Astronomy

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

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