Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

Millisecond pulsars at low frequencies

  • N. D. Ramesh Bhat (a1) (a2), Steven E. Tremblay (a1) (a2) and Franz Kirsten (a1)

Abstract

Low-frequency pulsar observations are well suited for studying propagation effects caused by the interstellar medium (ISM). This is particularly important for millisecond pulsars (MSPs) that are part of high-precision timing applications such as pulsar timing arrays (PTA), which aim to detect nanoHertz gravitational waves. MSPs in the southern hemisphere will also be the prime targets for PTAs with the South African MeerKAT, and eventually with the SKA. The development of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) and the Engineering Development Array (EDA) brings excellent opportunities for low-frequency studies of MSPs in the southern hemisphere. They enable observations at frequencies from 50 MHz to 300 MHz, and can be exploited for a wide range of studies relating to pulsar emission physics and probing the ISM.

Copyright

References

Hide All
Bhat, N. D. R., Ord, S. M., Tremblay, S. E., et al. 2014, ApJ, 791, L32
Bhat, N. D. R., Ord, S. M., Tremblay, S. E., McSweeney, S. J., & Tingay, S. J., 2016, ApJ, 818, 86
Cordes, J. M., Shannon, R. M., & Stinebring, D. R., 2016, ApJ, 817, 16
Keith, M. J., Coles, W., Shannon, R. M., et al. 2013, MNRAS, 429, 2161
Lam, M. T., Cordes, J. M., Chatterjee, S., et al. 2016, ApJ, 821, 66
Janssen, G., Hobbs, G., McLaughlin, M., et al. 2015, Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array (AASKA14), 37
Tremblay, S. E., Ord, S. M., Bhat, N. D. R., et al. 2015, PASA, 32, e005
MathJax
MathJax is a JavaScript display engine for mathematics. For more information see http://www.mathjax.org.

Keywords

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed