# Revealing Short GRB Jet Structure and Dynamics with Gravitational Wave Electromagnetic Counterparts

@article{Lamb2017RevealingSG,
title={Revealing Short GRB Jet Structure and Dynamics with Gravitational Wave Electromagnetic Counterparts},
author={Gavin P. Lamb and Shiho Kobayashi},
journal={Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union},
year={2017},
volume={13},
pages={1 - 8}
}
• Published 2017
• Physics
• Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Abstract Compact object mergers are promising candidates for the progenitor system of short gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). Using gravitational wave (GW) triggers to identify a merger, any electromagnetic (EM) counterparts from the jet can be used to constrain the dynamics and structure of short GRB jets. GW triggered searches could reveal a hidden population of optical transients associated with the short-lived jets from the merger object. If the population of merger-jets is dominated by low-Lorentz… Expand

#### References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 84 REFERENCES
Off-axis short GRBs from structured jets as counterparts to GW events
• Physics
• 2018
Binary neutron star mergers are considered to be the most favorable sources that produce electromagnetic (EM) signals associated with gravitational waves (GWs). These mergers are the likelyExpand
Electromagnetic counterparts to structured jets from gravitational wave detected mergers
• Physics
• 2017
We show the peak magnitude for orphan afterglows from the jets of gravitational wave (GW) detected black-hole/neutron star - neutron star (BH/NS-NS) mergers highly depends on the jet half-openingExpand
LOW-Γ JETS FROM COMPACT STELLAR MERGERS: CANDIDATE ELECTROMAGNETIC COUNTERPARTS TO GRAVITATIONAL WAVE SOURCES
• Physics
• 2016
Short gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are believed to be produced by relativistic jets from mergers of neutron-stars (NS) or neutron-stars and black-holes (BH). If the Lorentz-factors Γ of jets fromExpand
Radio Counterparts of Compact Binary Mergers Detectable in Gravitational Waves: A Simulation for an Optimized Survey
• Physics
• 2016
Mergers of binary neutron stars and black hole–neutron star binaries produce gravitational-wave (GW) emission and outflows with significant kinetic energies. These outflows result in radio emissionsExpand
Off-axis emission of short γ-ray bursts and the detectability of electromagnetic counterparts of gravitational-wave-detected binary mergers
• Physics
• 2017
We present calculations of the wide angle emission of short-duration gamma-ray bursts from compact binary merger progenitors. Such events are expected to be localized by their gravitational waveExpand
GRB 170817A as a jet counterpart to gravitational wave triggerGW 170817
• Physics
• 2018
Fermi/GBM (Gamma-ray Burst Monitor) and INTEGRAL (the International Gamma-ray Astrophysics Laboratory) reported the detection of the γ-ray counterpart, GRB 170817A, to the LIGO (Light InterferometerExpand
Transient survey rates for orphan afterglows from compact merger jets
• Physics
• 2018
Orphan afterglows from short $\gamma$-ray bursts (GRB) are potential candidates for electromagnetic (EM) counterpart searches to gravitational wave (GW) detected neutron star or neutron star blackExpand
Scattered Short Gamma-Ray Bursts as Electromagnetic Counterparts to Gravitational Waves and Implications of GW170817 and GRB 170817A
• Physics
• 2017
In the faint short gamma-ray burst sGRB 170817A followed by the gravitational waves (GWs) from a merger of two neutron stars (NSs) GW170817, the spectral peak energy is too high to explain only byExpand
Mass ejection from neutron star mergers: different components and expected radio signals
• Physics
• 2015
In addition to producing a strong gravitational signal, a short gamma-ray burst (GRB), and a compact remnant, neutron star mergers eject significant masses at significant kinetic energies. This massExpand
Welcome to the Multi-Messenger Era! Lessons from a Neutron Star Merger and the Landscape Ahead
The discovery by Advanced LIGO/Virgo of gravitational waves from the binary neutron star (NS) merger GW170817, and subsequently by astronomers of transient counterparts across the electromagneticExpand