Giant Radio Pulses from Pulsars

  • Ashok K. Singal


We present some results from our observations of giant pulses from PSR B0950+08 at103 MHz. These observations, now extending over a year, have shown the highest rate of occurrenceof giant pulses seen from any known pulsar. Large fluctuations in the intensity levels of individualgiant pulses and in their occurrence rate per unit interval of time are seen during a single day’sobservations, as well as from one day to the next. We conclude that these intensity variations arelikely to be intrinsic to the pulsar.


Magnetic Field Strength Radio Telescope Millisecond Pulsar Individual Pulse Crab Pulsar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashok K. Singal
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  1. 1.Astronomy and Astrophysics DivisionPhysical Research LaboratoryNavrangpura, AhmedabadIndia

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