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2006MNRAS.366..219L - Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc., 366, 219-226 (2006/February-2)

Improved correlation between the variability and peak luminosity of gamma-ray bursts.

LI L.-X. and PACZYNSKI B.

Abstract (from CDS):

A new procedure for smoothing a gamma-ray burst (GRB) light curve and calculating its variability is presented. Applying the procedure to a sample of 25 long GRBs, we have obtained a very tight correlation between the variability and the peak luminosity. The only significant outlier in the sample is GRB 030329. With this outlier excluded, the data scatter is reduced by a factor of ∼3 compared to that of Guidorzi et al., measured by the deviation of fit. Possible causes for the outlier are discussed.

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Journal keyword(s): methods: data analysis - gamma-rays: bursts

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