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The Swift gamma-ray burst mission
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The Swift mission, scheduled for launch in 2004, is a multiwavelength observatory for gamma-ray burst astronomy. Expand
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The Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) on the SWIFT Midex Mission
Abstracthe burst alert telescope (BAT) is one of three instruments on the Swift MIDEX spacecraft to study gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). The BAT first detects the GRB and localizes the burst direction toExpand
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GRB 090423 at a redshift of z ≈ 8.1
Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are produced by rare types of massive stellar explosion. Their rapidly fading afterglows are often bright enough at optical wavelengths that they are detectable atExpand
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Gamma-Ray Burst Peak Duration as a Function of Energy
Gamma-ray burst time histories often consist of many peaks. These peaks tend to be narrower at higher energy. If gamma-ray bursts are cosmological, the energy dependence of gamma-ray burst timescalesExpand
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A short γ-ray burst apparently associated with an elliptical galaxy at redshift z = 0.225
Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) come in two classes: long (> 2 s), soft-spectrum bursts and short, hard events. Most progress has been made on understanding the long GRBs, which are typically observed atExpand
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A giant γ-ray flare from the magnetar SGR 1806–20
Two classes of rotating neutron stars—soft γ-ray repeaters (SGRs) and anomalous X-ray pulsars—are magnetars, whose X-ray emission is powered by a very strong magnetic field (B ≈ 1015 G). SGRsExpand
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New family of binary arrays for coded aperture imaging.
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We introduce a new family of binary arrays for use in coded aperture imaging which are predicted to have properties and sensitivity (SNR) equal to that of the uniformly redundant array (URA). Expand
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Coded aperture imaging with uniformly redundant arrays.
Uniformly redundant arrays (URA) have autocorrelation functions with perfectly flat sidelobes. The URA combines the high-transmission characteristics of the random array with the flat sidelobeExpand
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The 22 Month Swift-BAT All-Sky Hard X-ray Survey
We present the catalog of sources detected in the first 22 months of data from the hard X-ray survey (14-195 keV) conducted with the Burst Alert Telescope (BAT) coded mask imager on the SwiftExpand
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GLOBAL CHARACTERISTICS OF X-RAY FLASHES AND X-RAY-RICH GAMMA-RAY BURSTS OBSERVED BY HETE-2
We describe and discuss the global properties of 45 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) observed by HETE-2 during the first 3 years of its mission, focusing on the properties of X-ray flashes (XRFs) andExpand
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