Localising fast radio bursts and other transients using interferometric arrays

  title={Localising fast radio bursts and other transients using interferometric arrays},
  author={Monika Obrocka and Ben W. Stappers and Peter N. Wilkinson},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
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