Compact Star Physics

Lecturer: Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich

WS 2017/18

Lectures: Tu 10am-12pm, room 2.116, Th 2-3pm, room _.101

Exercises: Th 1-2pm, room _.426

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

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