Binary neutron stars: inspiral and merger

Unequal-mass neutron star binaries

Inspiraling neutron stars merge and form a black hole. Mass ratio of the neutron stars: 0.8 or 0.94.

L. Rezzolla, L. Baiotti, B. Giacomazzo, D. Link, J. A. Font
Accurate evolutions of unequal-mass neutron-star binaries: properties of the torus and short GRB engines
Class. Quantum Grav. 27 114105 (2010)

L. Baiotti (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics), L. Rezzolla (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics & Institute for Theoretical Physics, Frankfurt), M. Koppitz (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics & Zuse Institute Berlin)

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