Fermi-LAT Observations of the LIGO event GW150914

  title={Fermi-LAT Observations of the LIGO event GW150914},
  author={Fermi Lat Collaboration},
The Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) has an instantaneous field of view covering ∼ 1/5 of the sky and completes a survey of the entire sky in high-energy gamma rays every 3 hours. It enables searches for transient phenomena over timescales from milliseconds to years. Among these phenomena could be electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational wave sources. In this paper, we present a detailed study of the LAT observations relevant to Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO… 
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