The prompt and high energy emission of gamma ray bursts

Peter Istvan Meszaros

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Abstract

I discuss some recent results on the prompt emission of gamma-ray bursts, in particular the jet and radiation properties of the naked-eye burst GRB 080319b, based on Swift and related observations. I then discuss the recent observations by the Fermi satellite of GRB 080916C, the resulting constraints for the bulk Lorentz factor determinations, and the highest lower limit on the quantum gravity energy scale obtained so far.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1551-1555
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics D
Volume18
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Mathematical Physics

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