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New Methods for Timing Analysis of Transient Events, Applied to Fermi/GBM Magnetar Bursts

@article{Huppenkothen2013NewMF,
  title={New Methods for Timing Analysis of Transient Events, Applied to Fermi/GBM Magnetar Bursts},
  author={Daniela Huppenkothen and Anna L. Watts and Phil Uttley and A. van der Horst and Michiel van der Klis and Chryssa Kouveliotou and Ersin Gogus and Jonathan Granot and Simon Vaughan and Mark H. Finger},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  year={2013}
}
In order to discern the physical nature of many gamma-ray sources in the sky, we must look not only in spectral and spatial dimensions, but also understand their temporal variability. However, timing analysis of sources with a highly transient nature, such as magnetar bursts, is difficult: standard Fourier techniques developed for long-term variability generally observed, for example, from AGN often do not apply. Here, we present newly developed timing methods applicable to transient events of… 

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