Approximate expressions for polar gap electric field of pulsars
J. Dyks and
Received 13 July 2000 / Accepted 14 September 2000
We derive easy-to-handle approximations for the polar gap electric field due to inertial frame dragging as derived by Harding & Muslimov (1998). A formula valid for polar gap height comparable to the polar cap radius is presented.
Key words: acceleration of particles stars: neutron stars: pulsars: general
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Online publication: October 30, 2000