Improving pulsar timing precision with single pulses

@article{Kerr2015ImprovingPT,
  title={Improving pulsar timing precision with single pulses},
  author={M. Kerr},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={452},
  pages={607-615}
}
  • M. Kerr
  • Published 2015
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • The measurement error of pulse times of arrival (TOAs) in the high S/N limit is dominated by the quasi-random variation of a pulsar's emission profile from rotation to rotation. Like measurement noise, this noise is only reduced as the square root of observing time, posing a major challenge to future pulsar timing campaigns with large aperture telescopes, e.g. the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope and the Square Kilometre Array. We propose a new method of pulsar timing that… CONTINUE READING

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