Explaining the light curves of gamma-ray bursts with a precessing jet.
PORTEGIES ZWART S.F., LEE C.-H. and LEE H.K.
Abstract (from CDS):
A phenomenological model is presented to explain the light curves of gamma-ray bursts. Gamma-rays are produced in a narrow beam which sweeps through space due to the precession of a slaved accretion disc. The light curve expected from such a precessing luminosity cone can explain the complex temporal behavior of bright gamma-ray bursts.
accretion discs - black hole physics - binaries: close - stars: neutron - gamma-rays: bursts - gamma-rays: theory
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