Supergiant Fast X-ray Transients with Swift: spectroscopic and temporal properties

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Romano, P.; Mangano, V.; Ducci, L.; Esposito, P.; Farinelli, R.; Ceccobello, C.; Vercellone, S.; Burrows, D. N.; Kennea, J. A.; Krimm, H. A.; Gehrels, N.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.4772291
  • Subject: Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Supergiant fast X-ray transients (SFXTs) are a class of high-mass X-ray binaries with possible counterparts in the high energy gamma rays. The Swift SFXT Project has conducted a systematic investigation of the properties of SFTXs on timescales ranging from minutes to ye... View more
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