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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2015, Article ID 865086, 9 pages
Research Article

Fate of Electromagnetic Field on the Cracking of PSR J1614-2230 in Quadratic Regime

1Division of Science and Technology, University of Education, Township Campus, Lahore 54590, Pakistan
2Department of Mathematics, University of the Management and Technology, C-II, Johar Town, Lahore 54590, Pakistan

Received 28 July 2015; Accepted 7 September 2015

Academic Editor: Shi-Hai Dong

Copyright © 2015 M. Azam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The publication of this article was funded by SCOAP3.


We study the cracking of compact object PSR J1614-2230 in quadratic regime with electromagnetic field. For this purpose, we develop a general formalism to determine the cracking of charged compact objects. We apply local density perturbations to hydrostatic equilibrium equation as well as physical variables involved in the model. We plot the force distribution function against radius of the star with different parametric values of model both with and without charge. It is found that PSR J1614-2230 remains stable (no cracking) corresponding to different values of parameters when charge is zero, while it exhibits cracking (unstable) when charge is introduced. We conclude that stability region increases as amount of charge increases.