Broadband Observations of the Afterglow of GRB 000926: Observing the Effect of Inverse Compton Scattering and Evidence for a High-Density Environment

  title={Broadband Observations of the Afterglow of GRB 000926: Observing the Effect of Inverse Compton Scattering and Evidence for a High-Density Environment},
  author={Fiona A. Harrison and Scott A. Yost and Re’em Sari and Edo Berger and Tahl Holtzmann and Timothy S. Axelrod and Joshua S. Bloom and Roger A. Chevalier and Enrico Costa and Alan H. Diercks and S. George Djorgovski and Dale A. Frail and Filippo Frontera and Kevin Hurley and Shrinivas R. Kulkarni and Patrick McCarthy and Luigi Piro and Guy G. Pooley and Paul A. Price and Daniel E. Reichart and Gabriella D. Shepard and B P Schmidt and F. Walter and Craig Wheeler},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
GRB 000926 has one of the best-studied afterglows to-date, with multiple X-ray observations, as well as extensive multi-frequency optical and radio coverage. Broadband afterglow observations, spanning from X-ray to radio frequencies, provide a probe of the density structure of the circumburst medium, as well as of the ejecta energetics, geometry, and the physical parameters of the relativistic blastwave resulting from the explosion. We present an analysis of {\em Chandra X-ray Observatory… 

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