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The decay of optical emission from the Þ-ray burst GRB970228

The decay of optical emission from the Þ-ray burst GRB970228

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gamma ray bursts.,
  • Gamma rays.,
  • Astrophysics.,
  • Light emission.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT. Galama ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA-TM -- 112889., NASA technical memorandum -- 112889.
    ContributionsGalama, T., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15498495M

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The decay of optical emission from the Þ-ray burst GRB970228 Download PDF EPUB FB2

We present the R c band light curve of the optical transient (OT) associated with GRB, based on re-evaluation of existing photometry. Data obtained until April suggested a slowing down of the decay of the optical brightness.

However, the HST observations in September show that the light curve of the point source is well represented by a single power law, with a “dip”, Author: Titus J. Galama, Paul J. Groot, Jan van Paradijs, Chryssa Kouveliotou. The decay of optical emission from the -ray burst GRB Article (PDF Available) in Nature () May with 33 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The decay of optical emission from the /-ray burst GRB T. Galama*, P. Groot% J. van Paradijs*% lengths coincident with the location of the _,-ray burst GRB therefore provides an unprecedented opportunity the optical counterpart of GRB to construct an optical light curve for the transient event.

We find that between Cited by: Abstract: We present the R_c band light curve of the optical transient (OT) associated with GRB, based on re-evaluation of existing photometry. Data obtained until April suggested a slowing down of the decay of the optical brightness.

However, the HST observations in September show that the light curve of the point source is well represented by a single power law, with a ``dip Cited by: 4. Get this from a library. The decay of optical emission from the [gamma]-ray burst GRB [T Galama; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;].

The origin of γ-ray bursts has been one of the great unsolved mysteries in high-energy astrophysics for almost 30 years. The recent discovery of fading sources at X-ray1 and optical 2,3 Cited by: The decay of optical emission from the Gamma-Ray Burst GRB Item Preview remove-circle The decay of optical emission from the Gamma-Ray Burst GRB by Titus J.

Galama; Paul (OT) associated with GRB, based on re-evaluation of existing photometry. Data obtained until April suggested a slowing down of the decay of the. Well-sampled optical light curves of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are compiled from the literature.

By empirical fitting, we identify eight possible emission components and summarize the results in a “synthetic” light curve. Both optical flare and early shallow-decay components are likely related to long-term central engine activities.

By contrast, the early decay of optical emission from GRB is unexpectedly gradual: on timescales of –1, s we obtain α R = ± for GRB This slow decay Cited by: We note that the decay of the optical counterpart to another burst, GRBcan also be well fitted with a power law with exponent alpha =^{+}_{} with occasional fluctuations superposed.

at all in the optical band due to the Lyα absorption of neutral hydrogen if a GRB originates at a high redshift (Jakobsson et al.). In addition, the observed optical emission may be the superposition of multiple components with distinct physical origins whose strengths and decay slopes may vary from burst to burst (e.g., Li et al Cited by: 9.

Early time optical emission (i.e., emission before ∼ sec after the GRB trigger) is an important tool to study the physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs). Especially when it is detected during the ongoing gamma-ray emission, early time optical emission can help us understand true mechanisms behind prompt GRB emission and provide.

Well-sampled optical light curves of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are compiled from the literature. By empirical fitting, we identify eight possible emission components and summarize the results in a "synthetic" light curve.

Both optical flare and early shallow-decay components are likely related to long-term central engine activities. We focus on their statistical properties in this by: You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. astro-ph/ Sahu et al: The optical counterpart to gamma-ray burst GRB observed using the Hubble Space Telescope; Nat.

(No. ) Nature () No. (abstract) Galama et al: The decay of optical emission from the gamma-ray burst GRB dim prompt emission have the conventional afterglow light curve without the shallow decay phase like GRB A.

Subjectheadings: gamma rays: bursts — gamma rays: theory 1. Introduction Before the Swift era, most of the X-ray and optical afterglows of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) were detected only several hours after the burst trigger. The decay of optical emission from the gamma-ray burst GRB () Pagina-navigatie: Save as MODS; Export to Mendeley; Save as EndNote; Export to RefWorks; Title: The decay of optical emission from the gamma-ray burst GRB Published in: Gamma-Ray Bursts, - Series: AIP Conf.

Proc. Author: Galama, T.J., Groot, P.J., van Author: Titus J. Galama, Paul J. Groot, Jan van Paradijs, Chryssa Kouveliotou. Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume ) Abstract Combining these resources, astronomers are finding powerful ways to probe the physical processes behind variable astronomical by: 2.

GRB was the first gamma-ray burst (GRB) for which an afterglow was observed. It was detected on 28 February atphysicists had predicted GRBs to be followed by a lower-energy afterglow (in wavelengths such as radio waves, x-rays, and even visible light), but until this event, GRBs had only been observed in highly luminous bursts of high-energy gamma rays (the Date: 28 February The redshift of this burst, z ~ (refs 8, 9), implies a peak optical luminosity of 5× 10 49 ergs Optical emission from γ-ray bursts has been generally thought to take place at the shock fronts generated by interaction of the primary energy source with the surrounding medium, where the γ-rays might also be by:.

1) Beta decay down to one state, and then a gamma ray decay down to a lower state. Hence the gamma ray will be emitted almost simultaneously with the beta decay. 2) H1 reactions. Projectile hits target. Forms a highly excited compound nucleus. This gives out neutrons first; then continues to collapse through emission of gamma particles.Pedersen, H., et al.

() Evidence for diverse optical emission from gamma-ray burst sources, Astrophysical JournalADS Google Scholar Pélangeon, A., & the HETE-2 Science Team () An improved redshift indicator for gamma-ray bursts, based on the prompt emission, Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Swift Era–There is no consensus on the emission mechanism of γ-ray bursts (GRBs).A synchrotron model can produce γ-ray spectra with the empirical Band function form (Band et al., ), from a piece-wise two-power-law electron energy distribution (2EPLS).This synchrotron model predicts that for the same γ-ray spectrum, optical emission can be very different in f ν log slope, and in flux relative to Cited by: 3.