Nondetection of a pulsar-powered Nebula in Puppis A and implications for the nature of the radio-quiet neutron star RX J0822-4300

@inproceedings{Gaensler2000NondetectionOA,
  title={Nondetection of a pulsar-powered Nebula in Puppis A and implications for the nature of the radio-quiet neutron star RX J0822-4300},
  author={Bryan Malcolm Gaensler and Douglas Bock and Ben Stappers Mit and Uc Berkeley and Univ. van Amsterdam},
  year={2000}
}
We report on a deep radio search for a pulsar wind nebula associated with the radio-quiet neutron star RX J082224300 in the supernova remnant Puppis A. The well-determined properties of Puppis A allow us to constrain the size of any nebula to less than 300; however, we find no evidence for such a source on any spatial scale up to 309. These nondetections result in an upper limit on the radio luminosity of any pulsar-powered nebula that is 3 orders of magnitude below what would be expected if RX… CONTINUE READING

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