Research

Theory Group

Cosmology

Cosmic Reionization

Early Universe

First Stars & Galaxies

Fundamental Physics

Structure Formation

Extragalactic Astrophysics

Active Galactic Nuclei

Clusters of Galaxies

Theoretical & Computational Astrophysics

Galactic Evolution

ISM and Star Formation

Milky Way Evolution

Planetary Sciences

Astrobiology

Planet Formation

Stellar Astrophysics

Asteroseismology

Gamma-ray Bursts

Neutron Stars & Magnetars

Supernovae

White Dwarfs

Theory Group : Stellar Astrophysics : Neutron Stars & Magnetars

'Magnetars', Soft Gamma Repeaters & Very Strong Magnetic Fields

Rob Duncan


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Rob Duncan  

Senior Research Scientist

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Research Interests

Magnetars (ultra-magnetized neutron stars) and their possible observable consequences for soft gamma repeaters, anomalous X-ray pulsars, gamma-ray bursts, supernovae, cosmic rays, and old galactic neutron stars.

Group Areas

Theory, Neutron Stars & Magnetars

The ratio of pair energy density to photon energy density in a pair-photon gas, as a function of temperature and magnetic field strength.

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Physics in Ultra-strong Magnetic Fields astro-ph