Signatures of magnetar central engines in short GRB light curves

@article{Rowlinson2013SignaturesOM,
  title={Signatures of magnetar central engines in short GRB light curves},
  author={Antonia Rowlinson and P. T. O’Brien and Brian D. Metzger and Nial R. Tanvir and Andrew J. Levan},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={430},
  pages={1061-1087}
}
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