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Localized FRBs are Consistent with Magnetar Progenitors Formed in Core-Collapse Supernovae

  title={Localized FRBs are Consistent with Magnetar Progenitors Formed in Core-Collapse Supernovae},
  author={Christopher D. Bochenek and Vikram Ravi and Dillon Dong},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
With the localization of fast radio bursts (FRBs) to galaxies similar to the Milky Way and the detection of a bright radio burst from SGR J1935+2154 with energy comparable to extragalactic radio bursts, a magnetar origin for FRBs is evident. By studying the environments of FRBs, evidence for magnetar formation mechanisms not observed in the Milky Way may become apparent. In this paper, we use a sample of FRB host galaxies and a complete sample of core-collapse supernova (CCSN) hosts to… 

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