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Disorder resistivity of solid neutron-star matter.

Research paper by P B PB Jones

Indexed on: 17 Dec '04Published on: 17 Dec '04Published in: Physical review letters



Abstract

Lower limits are found for the disorder electrical resistivity of solid neutron-star matter in the neutron-drip region which is amorphous and heterogeneous in nuclear charge. This temperature-independent resistivity, large compared with that produced by phonon scattering, has direct consequences for theories of neutron-star magnetic field generation and evolution.