Platelet collapse model of pulsar glitches
Department of Physics,
University of Texas - Austin, TX 78712 USA
2 Department of Physics, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María Casilla 110-V, Valparaíso, Chile
Accepted: 23 November 1995
A platelet collapse model of neutron starquakes is introduced. It displays self-organized criticality with a robust power law behavior. The simulations indicate a near-constant exponent, whenever scaling is present.
PACS: 05.70.Jk – Critical point phenomena / 97.60.Gb – Pulsars / 97.60.Jd – Neutron Stars
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