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The Deep and Transient Universe in the SVOM Era: New Challenges and Opportunities - Scientific prospects of the SVOM mission

@article{Wei2016TheDA,
  title={The Deep and Transient Universe in the SVOM Era: New Challenges and Opportunities - Scientific prospects of the SVOM mission},
  author={J. Wei and B. Cordier and S. Antier and P. Antilogus and J. Atteia and A. Bajat and S. Basa and V. Beckmann and M. Bernardini and S. Boissier and L. Bouchet and V. Burwitz and A. Claret and Z. Dai and F. Daigne and J. Deng and D. Dornic and H. Feng and T. Foglizzo and H. Gao and N. Gehrels and O. Godet and A. Goldwurm and F. Gonzalez and L. Gosset and D. Gotz and C. Gouiff{\`e}s and F. Gris{\'e} and A. Gros and J. Guilet and X. Han and M. Huang and Y-F Huang and M. Jouret and A. Klotz and O. Marle and C. Lachaud and E. L. Floch and W. Lee and N. Leroy and L.-X. Li and S. C. Li and Z. Li and E. Liang and H. Lyu and K. Mercier and G. Migliori and R. Mochkovitch and P. O’Brien and J. Osborne and J. Paul and E. Perinati and P. Petitjean and F. Piron and Y. Qiu and A. Rau and J. Rodr{\'i}guez and S. Schanne and N. Tanvir and E. Vangioni and S. Vergani and F.-Y. Wang and J. Wang and X.-G. Wang and X.-Y. Wang and A. Watson and N. Webb and R. Willingale and C. Wu and X.‐F. Wu and L. Xin and D. Xu and S. Yu and W.-F. Yu and Y. W. Yu and B. Zhang and S. Zhang and Y. Zhang and X. Zhou},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  year={2016}
}
To take advantage of the astrophysical potential of Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs), Chinese and French astrophysicists have engaged the SVOM mission (Space-based multi-band astronomical Variable Objects Monitor). Major advances in GRB studies resulting from the synergy between space and ground observations, the SVOM mission implements space and ground instrumentation. The scientific objectives of the mission put a special emphasis on two categories of GRBs: very distant GRBs at z$>$5 which constitute… Expand
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