# Constraining Dark Boson Decay Using Neutron Stars

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. Neutron Stars

#### 2.1. Quark Meson Coupling Model

#### 2.2. Formalism including Neutron Decay

#### 2.3. Tolman–Oppenheimer–Volkoff Equations

## 3. Results

## 4. Decay Modes of $\mathit{\varphi}$ Bosons

#### 4.1. Scalars and Pseudoscalars

#### 4.2. Spin-1

## 5. Conclusions

## Author Contributions

## Funding

## Conflicts of Interest

## Note

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**Figure 1.**The total mass (given in solar masses) vs. the radius of the neutron star. Here, G is the $\chi $-$\chi $ vector repulsion strength, which is increased to satisfy the observational constraints.

**Figure 3.**Total mass versus the moment of inertia of the neutron star with different self-interaction strengths of $\chi $s.

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