Pairing gaps in neutron stars

Xian Rong Zhou, Liaoning Normal University
H. J. Schulze, Università degli Studi di Catania
En Guang Zhao, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Feng Pan, Liaoning Normal University
J. P. Draayer, Louisiana State University


Nucleonic 1S0 and 3PF2 pairing gaps in neutron stars are determined and their sensitivity to medium effects realized through nucleonic three-body forces, and the presence of hyperons is explored.