The Einstein@Home Gamma-ray Pulsar Survey: I. Search Methods, Sensitivity and Discovery of New Young Gamma-ray Pulsars

  title={The Einstein@Home Gamma-ray Pulsar Survey: I. Search Methods, Sensitivity and Discovery of New Young Gamma-ray Pulsars},
  author={Colin J. Clark and J. H. K. Wu and H. J. Pletsch and Lucas Guillemot and Bruce Allen and Carsten Aulbert and Christian Beer and Oliver Bock and A. Cu'ellar and Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein and Henning Fehrmann and Michael Kramer and Bernd Machenschalk and Lars Nieder},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We report on the results of a recent blind search survey for gamma-ray pulsars in Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) data being carried out on the distributed volunteer computing system, Ein-stein@Home. The survey has searched for pulsations in 118 unidentified pulsar-like sources, requiring about 10, 000 years of CPU core time. In total, this survey has resulted in the discovery of 17 new gamma-ray pulsars, of which 13 are newly reported in this work, and an accompanying paper. These pulsars are… 
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