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Chua, Sheon; Inta, Ra; McClelland, David; Mow-Lowry, C; Mullavey, Adam; Satterthwaite, Matthew; Scott, Susan M; Shaddock, Daniel; Slagmolen, Bram; Stefszky, Michael; Abadie, J; Abbott, B; Adhikari, R; Anderson, S B; Araya, M; Black, E; Blackburn, James Kent; Heefner, J; Hough, J; Lindquist, P; LIGO , Scientific Collaboration (700 Scientists); Hurley, K C; Ivanov, A

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Soft gamma repeaters (SGRs) and anomalous X-ray pulsars (AXPs) are thought to be magnetars: neutron stars powered by extreme magnetic fields. These rare objects are characterized by repeated and sometimes spectacular gamma-ray bursts. The burst mechanism

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26469
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/2041-8205/734/2/L35

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