Nuclear constraints on the equation of state and rotating neutron stars

A. E.L. Dieperink, C. Korpa

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Abstract

In this contribution nuclear constraints on the equation of state for a neutron star are discussed. A combined fit to nuclear masses and charge radii leads to improved values for the symmetry energy and its derivative at nuclear saturation density, Sv 31 MeV and L 68 ± 8 MeV. As an application the sensitivity of some properties of rotating supramassive neutron stars on the EoS is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012004
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume496
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
Event2nd International Symposium on the Modern Physics of Compact Stars and Relativistic Gravity - Yerevan, Armenia
Duration: Sep 18 2013Sep 21 2013

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