neutron matter

neutron matter

[′nü‚trän ‚mad·ər]
(astrophysics)
Degenerate matter such as occurs in neutron stars in which there are 8 to 12 times as many neutrons as protons.
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The technique of neutron matter wave interferometry is capable of measuring b for solids, liquids, or gases with a relative uncertainty [less than or equal to][10.
But the gravitational pressure at the center of such a collapsed star may be large enough to drive neutron matter into strange matter.
The neutron star's behavior -- spinning so fast and still holding together -- rules out a number of postulated equations of state for neutron matter.