Fast Radio Burst Discovered in the Arecibo Pulsar ALFA Survey

@article{Spitler2014FastRB,
  title={Fast Radio Burst Discovered in the Arecibo Pulsar ALFA Survey},
  author={L. G. Spitler and James M. Cordes and Jason W. T. Hessels and Duncan R. Lorimer and Maura Mclaughlin and Shami Chatterjee and F. Crawford and Julia S. Deneva and Victoria M. Kaspi and Robert S. Wharton and Bruce Allen and Slavko Bogdanov and Adam Brazier and F. Camilo and Paulo C. C. Freire and Fredrick A. Jenet and Chen Karako-Argaman and Benjamin Knispel and Patrick Lazarus and Kyoung J Lee and Joeri van Leeuwen and Ryan S. Lynch and Andrew G. Lyne and Scott M. Ransom and Paul Scholz and Xavier Siemens and Ingrid H. Stairs and Kevin Stovall and Joseph K. Swiggum and Arun Venkataraman and W. W. Zhu and Carsten Aulbert and Henning Fehrmann},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={790},
  pages={101}
}
Recent work has exploited pulsar survey data to identify temporally isolated, millisecond-duration radio bursts with large dispersion measures (DMs). These bursts have been interpreted as arising from a population of extragalactic sources, in which case they would provide unprecedented opportunities for probing the intergalactic medium; they may also be linked to new source classes. Until now, however, all so-called fast radio bursts (FRBs) have been detected with the Parkes radio telescope and… 

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