Properties of multiple event gamma ray bursts

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We present results from a study of 37 multiple event gamma ray bursts found in the monitoring data of the PVO gamma ray burst detector. We define these bursts as those which have two or more distinct emission events separated by a return to the background intensity. Significant correlation exists between the duration of the first event and the duration of the second event, while some correlation exists between the hardness of the events and only weak correlation exists in the intensity of the events. Although the time profiles of events in a burst may be similar, as measured in ... continued below

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Lochner, J.C. January 1, 1991.

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We present results from a study of 37 multiple event gamma ray bursts found in the monitoring data of the PVO gamma ray burst detector. We define these bursts as those which have two or more distinct emission events separated by a return to the background intensity. Significant correlation exists between the duration of the first event and the duration of the second event, while some correlation exists between the hardness of the events and only weak correlation exists in the intensity of the events. Although the time profiles of events in a burst may be similar, as measured in the phase portrait, there is no general rule about the degree of similarity of the time profiles. Subdividing the data according to the recurrence time, we find a tendency for the strength of the correlation in the hardness to increase with decreasing separation between the events. 2 refs., 2 figs., 1 tab.

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  • Gamma ray burst conference, Huntsville, AL (United States), 17-18 Oct 1991

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  • Other: DE92004574
  • Report No.: LA-UR-91-4165
  • Report No.: CONF-9110310--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6139478
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Lochner, J.C. Properties of multiple event gamma ray bursts, article, January 1, 1991; New Mexico. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1113948/: accessed April 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.