A Search for the 835 Hz Superburst Oscillation Signal in the Regular Thermonuclear Bursts of 4U 1636-536

@article{vanderWateren2019ASF,
  title={A Search for the 835 Hz Superburst Oscillation Signal in the Regular Thermonuclear Bursts of 4U 1636-536},
  author={Emma van der Wateren and Anna L. Watts and Laura Ootes},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={876}
}
Burst oscillations are brightness asymmetries that develop in the burning ocean during thermonuclear bursts on accreting neutron stars. They have been observed during H/He-triggered (Type I) bursts and carbon-triggered superbursts. The mechanism responsible is not unknown, but the dominant burst oscillation frequency is typically within a few hertz of the spin frequency, where this is independently known. One of the best-studied burst oscillation sources, 4U 1636-536, has oscillations at 581 Hz… 

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