Seminars IFIC

Magnetic field instability in a neutron star driven by the electroweak electron-nucleon interaction

by Victor Semikoz (IZMIRAN, Moscow, Russia)

Seminar Room 1.1.1 (IFIC)

Seminar Room 1.1.1


We study the instability of magnetic fields in a neutron star core driven by the parity violating part of the electron-nucleon interaction in the Standard Model. We suggest a possible explanation of the origin of the strongest magnetic fields observed in astrophysics.