Compact Star Physics

Lecturer: Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich

WS 2017/18

Lectures: Tu 10-12, room 2.116, Th 14-15, room _.101

Tutorial: Th 15-16, room _.101

Content:

Stellar evolution, Schwarzschild metric, Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff equations, pulsars, compact stars, fermion and boson stars, white dwarfs, neutron stars, quark stars, hybrid stars, cooling of compact stars, protoneutron stars, supernovae, binary systems with compact stars, neutron star merger, gravitational waves from compact stars