Coherent emission from magnetars

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Abstract

It is proposed that magnetospheric currents above the surfaces of magnetars radiate coherent emission. Scaling the magnetospheric parameters suggests that the coherent emission from magnetars would emerge in the infrared or optical.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L121-L124
JournalAstrophysical Journal
Volume578
Issue number2 II
DOIs
StatePublished - 20 Oct 2002

Keywords

  • Plasmas
  • Radiation mechanisms: nonthermal
  • Stars: neutron

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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