THE FERMI GAMMA-RAY BURST MONITOR

@article{Meegan2009THEFG,
  title={THE FERMI GAMMA-RAY BURST MONITOR},
  author={Charles A. Meegan and Giselher G. Lichti and P. N. Mari Bhat and Elisabetta Bissaldi and M S Briggs and Valerie Connaughton and Roland Diehl and Gerald J. Fishman and Jochen Greiner and Andrew S. Hoover and Alexander J. van der Horst and Andreas von Kienlin and R. Marc Kippen and Chryssa Kouveliotou and Sheila McBreen and William S. Paciesas and Robert D. Preece and Helmut Steinle and Mark S. Wallace and Robert B. Wilson and Colleen A. Wilson-Hodge},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={702},
  pages={791 - 804}
}
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