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12 Observational Constraints on Neutron Star Crusts

 12.1 Supernovae and the physics of hot dense inhomogeneous matter
 12.2 Cooling of isolated neutron stars
  12.2.1 Thermal relaxation of the crust
  12.2.2 Observational constraints from thermal X-ray emission
 12.3 r-process in the decompression of cold neutron star crusts
 12.4 Pulsar glitches
  12.4.1 Starquake model
  12.4.2 Two-component models
  12.4.3 Recent theoretical developments
  12.4.4 Pulsar glitch constraints on neutron star structure
 12.5 Gravitational wave asteroseismology
  12.5.1 Mountains on neutron stars
  12.5.2 Oscillations and precession
  12.5.3 Crust-core boundary and r-mode instability
 12.6 Giant flares from Soft Gamma Repeaters
 12.7 Low mass X-ray binaries
  12.7.1 Burst oscillations
  12.7.2 Soft X-ray transients in quiescence
  12.7.3 Initial cooling in quasi-persistent SXTs

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