The Excess Radio Background and Fast Radio Transients

  title={The Excess Radio Background and Fast Radio Transients},
  author={J. J. Kehayias and Thomas W. Kephart and Thomas J. Weiler},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
In the last few years ARCADE 2, combined with older experiments, has detected an additional radio background, measured as a temperature and ranging in frequency from 22 MHz to 10 GHz, not accounted for by known radio sources and the cosmic microwave background. One type of source which has not been considered in the radio background is that of fast transients (those with event times much less than the observing time). We present a simple estimate, and a more detailed calculation, for the… 
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