Electrical conductivity of a warm neutron star crust in magnetic fields

The electrical conductivity of finite-temperature crust of a warm compact star has been studied in our recent work. We are interested in the conductivity of the material which may be formed in the aftermath of a supernova explosion, binary neutron star merger or when a cold neutron star is heated by accretion of material from a companion. The key objective was to extend the previous results beyond the degenerate regime. A minimum in the conductivity of the matter was found at around one third of Fermi energy. Tables of conductivities are available here: https://arxiv.org/abs/1605.07612

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