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ID: 543321.0, MPI für Physik / MPI für Physik
MAGIC Observation of the Prompt and Afterglow Emission from GRBs
Authors:Galante, N.; Bastieri, D.; Gaug, G.; Garczarczyk, M.; et al.
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2008
Title of Journal:American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings
Journal Abbrev.:AIP Conf.Proc.
Issue / Number:1000
Start Page:125
End Page:128
Audience:Not Specified
Intended Educational Use:No
Abstract / Description:During two years since the beginning of operation, the MAGIC telescope could observe several GRB events in the prompt and early afterglow phase. Thanks to its innovative design, the telescope could promptly react to incoming GCN alerts, rapidly slew to the burst coordinates within on average 45 seconds, performing observations with an energy threshold spanning from 80 to 200 GeV. The observations did not reveal any gamma-ray emission. The computed upper limits are compatible with a power law extrapolation, where intrinsic fluxes are evaluated taking into account the attenuation due to the scattering in the Metagalactic Radiation Field.
Classification / Thesaurus:MAGIC
Comment of the Author/Creator:Proceedings of the Santa Fee Conference 2007
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Conference-Paper
Communicated by:N.N.
Affiliations:MPI für Physik
Identifiers:LOCALID:MPP-2008-204
URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2943425
URL:http://publications.mppmu.mpg.de/?action=search&mp...
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