publication . Article . Preprint . 2017

A Search for Kilonovae in the Dark Energy Survey

A. G. Kim; Josh Frieman; F. B. Abdalla; F. B. Abdalla; Enrique Gaztañaga; V. Scarpine; A. A. Plazas; Jennifer L. Marshall; Tian Li; Tian Li; ...
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
Abstract
FINANCIADORA DE ESTUDOS E PROJETOS - FINEP FUNDAÇÃO CARLOS CHAGAS FILHO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO - FAPERJ CONSELHO NACIONAL DE DESENVOLVIMENTO CIENTÍFICO E TECNOLÓGICO - CNPQ Made available in DSpace on 2020-07-09T20:49:50Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 1 000401171000007.pdf: 1567129 bytes, checksum: f53507c7c2bfb640da49198d51f33c85 (MD5) Previous issue date: 2017 The coalescence of a binary neutron star pair is expected to produce gravitational waves (GW) and electromagnetic radiation, both of which may be detectable with currently available instruments. We describe a search for a predicted r-process optical transient from these mergers, dub...
Subjects
free text keywords: Análise de dados, Estrelas de nêutrons, Supernova (Estrela), Data analytics, Neutron stars, Supernovae, Space and Planetary Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, QB, binaries: general, methods: data analysis, methods: observational, stars: neutron, supernovae: general, [PHYS.ASTR]Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph], Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena, general [binaries], data analysis [methods], observational [methods], neutron [stars], general [supernovae], Astronomy & Astrophysics, Astronomical and Space Sciences, Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics, Physical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural), [ PHYS.ASTR ] Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph], astro-ph.HE, Neutron star, Gravitational wave, Supernova, Galaxy, Astrophysics, Absolute magnitude, Dark energy, Astronomy, Physics, Kilonova, Light curve
Funded by
EC| TESTDE
Project
TESTDE
Testing the Dark Energy Paradigm and Measuring Neutrino Mass with the Dark Energy Survey
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 291329
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
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NSF| Physics Frontier Center at the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics: Pushing Cosmology to the Edge
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1125897
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences | Division of Physics
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NSF| Collaborative Research: The Dark Energy Survey Data Management Operations
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1138766
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences | Division of Astronomical Sciences
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NSF| Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1144082
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Education & Human Resources | Division of Graduate Education
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NSF| The Progenitors and Explosions of Type Ia Supernovae and Exotic Transients
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1518052
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