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dc.contributor.authorLang, Marken
dc.contributor.authorGillanders, Garyen
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-10T16:53:29Zen
dc.date.available2011-03-10T16:53:29Zen
dc.date.issued2008en
dc.identifier.citationV.A. Acciari, M. Beilicke, G. Blaylock, S.M. Bradbury, J.H. Buckley, V. Bugaev...(2008)VERITAS Observations of the gamma-Ray Binary LS I +61 303,en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10379/1720en
dc.description.abstractLS I +61 303 is one of only a few high-mass X-ray binaries currently detected at high significance in very high energy gamma-rays. The system was observed over several orbital cycles (between September 2006 and February 2007) with the VERITAS array of imaging air-Cherenkov telescopes. A signal of gamma-rays with energies above 300 GeV is found with a statistical significance of 8.4 standard deviations. The detected flux is measured to be strongly variable; the maximum flux is found during most orbital cycles at apastron. The energy spectrum for the period of maximum emission can be characterized by a power law with a photon index of Gamma=2.40+-0.16_stat+-0.2_sys and a flux above 300 GeV corresponding to 15-20% of the flux from the Crab Nebula.en
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dc.subjectAstrophysicsen
dc.titleVERITAS Observations of the gamma-Ray Binary LS I +61 303en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.local.publishedsourcehttp://arxiv.org/pdf/0802.2363en
dc.description.peer-reviewedpeer-revieweden
dc.local.authorsV.A. Acciari, M. Beilicke, G. Blaylock, S.M. Bradbury, J.H. Buckley, V. Bugaev, Y. Butt, K.L. Byrum, O. Celik, A. Cesarini, L. Ciupik, Y.C.K. Chow, P. Cogan, P. Colin, W. Cui, M.K. Daniel, C. Duke, T. Ergin, A.D. Falcone, S.J. Fegan, J.P. Finley, P. Fortin, L.F. Fortson, D. Gall, K. Gibbs, G.H. Gillanders, J. Grube R. Guenette, D. Hanna, E. Hays, J. Holder, D. Horan, S.B. Hughes, C.M. Hui, T.B. Humensky, P. Kaaret, D.B. Kieda, J. Kildea, A. Konopelko, H. Krawczynski, F. Krennrich, M.J. Lang, S. LeBohec, K. Lee, G. Maier, A. McCann, M. McCutcheon, J. Millis, P. Moriarty, R. Mukherjee, T. Nagai, R.A. Ong, D. Pandel, J.S. Perkins, F. Pizlo, M. Pohl, J. Quinn, K. Ragan, P.T. Reynolds, H.J. Rose, M. Schroedter, G.H. Sembroski, A.W. Smith, D. Steele, S.P. Swordy, J.A. Toner, L. Valcarcel, V.V. Vassiliev, R. Wagner, S.P. Wakely, J.E. Ward, T.C. Weekes, A. Weinstein, R.J. White, D.A. Williams, S.A. Wissel, M. Wood, B. Zitzeren
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