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Fast radio bursts at the dawn of the 2020s

@inproceedings{Petroff2021FastRB,
  title={Fast radio bursts at the dawn of the 2020s},
  author={Emily Petroff and Jason W. T. Hessels and Duncan R. Lorimer},
  year={2021}
}
Since the discovery of the first fast radio burst (FRB) in 2007, and their confirmation as an abundant extragalactic population in 2013, the study of these sources has expanded at an incredible rate. In our 2019 review on the subject we presented a growing, but still mysterious, population of FRBs – 60 unique sources, 2 repeating FRBs, and only 1 identified host galaxy. However, in only a few short years new observations and discoveries have given us a wealth of information about these sources… Expand
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Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are extragalactic radio flashes of unknown physical origin (Petroff et al. 2019; Cordes & Chatterjee 2019). Their high luminosities and short durations require extreme energyExpand

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