Compact Star Physics

Lecturer: Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich

WS 2019/20

Lectures: Tu 10am-12pm, Th 10am-11am, room 2.114

Exercises: Th 11am-12pm, room 2.114


Stellar evolution, Schwarzschild metric, Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff equations, dense matter, compact stars, white dwarfs, Chandrasekhar mass, pulsars, neutron stars, pulsars, quark stars, hybrid stars, neutron star merger and gravitational waves

The lectures will be based on a new textbook by the lecturer which will appear soon by Cambridge University Press.

Course material can be found at the eLearning-Portal PhysikOnline.

The videos of the lectures can be found here.