3 years ago

RDM-stars as sources of fast radio bursts.

Igor Nikitin

In this work we consider a recently formulated model of a black hole coupled with radially directed flows of dark matter (RDM-star). In this model, a cutoff by quantum gravity (QG) creates a core of Planck density, filled with a gas of Planck mass particles, inside the star.

Further, in this model, a fast radio burst (FRB) can be generated via the following mechanism. An object of an asteroid mass falls onto an RDM-star. Due to large gravitational forces available in the interior, the RDM-star works as a powerful accelerator, boosting the nucleons composing the object to extremely high energies. Upon collision with the core, the nucleons enter in deeply inelastic reactions with the Planck particles composing the core. This process is followed by stimulated emission of highly energetic photons. On the way outside, these photons are subjected to a strong redshift factor, downscaling their frequencies to the radio diapason, as a result producing an FRB.

A straightforward computation gives a characteristic upper FRB frequency of 0.6GHz. With attenuation factors, it is stretched to a range 0.35-8GHz, fitting well with the observable FRB frequencies. We also discuss the reconstruction of other FRB parameters in frames of the model.

Publisher URL: http://arxiv.org/abs/1812.11801

DOI: arXiv:1812.11801v2

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