Pulsar Astronomy

A special issue of Universe (ISSN 2218-1997). This special issue belongs to the section "Compact Objects".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2023) | Viewed by 488

Special Issue Editors

School of Physics and Technology, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: high energy astrophysics; pulsars; neutron stars; black holes; magnetars; X-ray binaries; supernovae
School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: high energy astrophysics; pulsars; neutron stars; strange stars

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Pulsars are a type of fast-rotating magnetized neutron stars that emit beamed multi-wavelength electromagnetic radiation. At present, more than 3500 pulsars have been discovered with different telescopes, from radio to X-ray and gamma rays. Pulsars provide a lab for the strong magnetic field, dense-matter physics and strong gravity in the universe.

Pulsar astronomy is still developing; e.g., FAST will discover more pulsars, including special binary neutron star systems. This Special Issue collects reviews and research articles on observations and theories related to pulsars, focusing on the recent progress of multiple dimensions in pulsar astronomy, including the structure and internal composition of pulsars (a neutron star or strange star), observational properties of pulsars in different bands, magnetars, millisecond pulsars in binaries, binary neutron stars and gravitational wave detection.

Prof. Dr. Wei Wang
Prof. Dr. Renxin Xu
Guest Editors

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  • neutron stars
  • strange stars
  • radio pulsars
  • X-ray pulsars
  • gamma-ray pulsars
  • magnetars
  • millisecond pulsars
  • binary neutron stars
  • gravitational wave

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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