The GMRT High Resolution Southern Sky Survey for pulsars and transients -I. Survey description and initial discoveries

  title={The GMRT High Resolution Southern Sky Survey for pulsars and transients -I. Survey description and initial discoveries},
  author={Bhaswati Bhattacharyya and S. Cooper and Mateusz Malenta and Jayanta Roy and Jayaram N. Chengalur and Michael J. Keith and Sanjay Kudale and Maura Mclaughlin and Scott M. Ransom and Paul S. Ray and Ben W. Stappers},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
We are conducting a survey for pulsars and transients using the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT). The GMRT High Resolution Southern Sky (GHRSS) survey is an off-Galactic-plane (|b|>5) survey in the declination range -40 deg to -54 deg at 322 MHz. With the high time (up to 30.72 micro-sec) and frequency (up to 0.016275 MHz) resolution observing modes, the 5-sigma detection limit is 0.5 mJy for a 2 ms pulsar with 10% duty cycle at 322 MHz. Total GHRSS sky coverage of 2866 square-deg, will… 
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