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 J. Greiner and Andrew S. Hoover and A. van der Horst and A. von Kienlin and R. Marc Kippen and Chryssa Kouveliotou and Sheila McBreen and W. S. Paciesas and R. 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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