Transient radio bursts from rotating neutron stars

  title={Transient radio bursts from rotating neutron stars},
  author={Maura Mclaughlin and Andrew G. Lyne and Duncan R. Lorimer and Michael Kramer and Andrew J. Faulkner and Richard N. Manchester and James M. Cordes and Fernando Camilo and Andrea Possenti and Ingrid H. Stairs and George Hobbs and Nicolo' D'Amico and Marta Burgay and John T. O’Brien},
The radio sky is relatively unexplored for transient signals, although the potential of radio-transient searches is high. This was demonstrated recently by the discovery of a previously unknown type of source, varying on timescales of minutes to hours. Here we report a search for radio sources that vary on much shorter timescales. We found eleven objects characterized by single, dispersed bursts having durations between 2 and 30 ms. The average time intervals between bursts range from 4 min to… 

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