Fast Radio Bursts and Radio Transients from Black Hole Batteries

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Mingarelli, Chiara M. F.; Levin, Janna; Lazio, T. Joseph W.;
  • Publisher: American Astronomical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/814/2/L20
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

Most black holes (BHs) will absorb a neutron star (NS) companion fully intact without tidal disruption, suggesting the pair will remain dark to telescopes. Even without tidal disruption, electromagnetic (EM) luminosity is generated from the battery phase of the binary w... View more
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