Evidence of 1122 Hz X-Ray Burst Oscillations from the Neutron Star X-Ray Transient XTE J1739–285

  title={Evidence of 1122 Hz X-Ray Burst Oscillations from the Neutron Star X-Ray Transient XTE J1739–285},
  author={Philip Kaaret and Zachary R. Prieskorn and Jean in 't Zand and S{\o}ren Brandt and Niels Lund and Sandro Mereghetti and Diego G{\"o}tz and Erik Kuulkers and John A. Tomsick},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  pages={L97 - L100}
We report on millisecond variability from the X-ray transient XTE J1739-285. We detected six X-ray type I bursts and found evidence for oscillations at 1122 ± 0.3 Hz in the brightest X-ray burst. Taking into consideration the power in the oscillations and the number of trials in the search, the detection is significant at the 99.96% confidence level. If the oscillations are confirmed, the oscillation frequency would suggest that XTE J1739-285 contains the fastest rotating neutron star yet found… 
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