Conference Abstract: Studentesimposium in die Natuurwetenskappe 2011

Modelling the evolution of pulsar wind nebulae

Michael Vorster
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 32, No 1 | a425 | DOI: | © 2013 Michael Vorster | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 June 2013 | Published: 15 July 2013

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Michael Vorster, Centre for Space Research, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa

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Using numerical models, the influence of factors such as agnetic field strength on the evolution of pulsar wind ebulae can be determined. This includes the morphological evolution as well as the evolution of the type of light emitted and the corresponding intensity.


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