David Gardenier

Fast Radio Bursts

Properties

25

Sources

1

Repeater

0.005

second

100,000,000,000,000,000,000

metre

10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Watt

History

2007

Parkes

Pulsar with profile

It was unlike anything we had ever seen before.

Duncan Lorimer

Theory

2013

Second FRB

2014

Another FRB

Mystery

2010

Peryton

Research

frbpoppy

frbpoppy

f-r-b-pop-py

Fast Radio Burst Population Synthesis

  • 1. FRBs

  • 2. Observe

Input

  • Event rate

    Number of emitted FRBs
  • Location

    Isotropic or clumped
  • Pulse Width

    The duration of an emitted FRB

Output

  • Dectection rate

    Number of detected FRBs
  • Position

    Right Ascension and Declination
  • Pulse Width

    The duration of an FRB
  • 1. Virtual FRBs

  • 2. Virtual Obs.

  • Real

  • Virtual

  • Real

  • Virtual

Future

Apertif