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A multi-wavelength analysis of a collection of short-duration GRBs observed between 2012-2015

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posted on 30.04.2019, 13:32 by SB Pandey, Y Hu, AJ Castro-Tirado, AS Pozanenko, R Sánchez-Ramírez, J Gorosabel, 5S Guziy, M Jelinek, JC Tello, S Jeong, SR Oates, B-B Zhang, ED Mazaeva, AA Volnova, PY Minaev, HJV Eerten, MD Caballero-García, D Pérez-Ramírez, M Bremer, J-M Winters, IH Park, AN Guelbenzu, S Klose, A Moskvitin, VV Sokolov, E Sonbas, A Ayala, J Cepa, N Butler, E Troja, AM Chernenko, SV Molkov, AE Volvach, RY Inasaridze, SA Egamberdiyev, O Burkhonov, IV Reva, KA Polyakov, AA Matkin, AL Ivanov, I Molotov, T Guver, AM Watson, A Kutyrev, WH Lee, O Fox, O Littlejohns, A Cucchiara, J Gonzalez, MG Richer, CG Román-Zúñiga, NR Tanvir, JS Bloom, JX Prochaska, N Gehrels, H Moseley, JAD Diego, E Ramírez-Ruiz, EV Klunko, Y Fan, X Zhao, J Bai, C Wang, Y Xin, C Cui, N Tungalag, Z-K Peng, A Kumar, R Gupta, A Aryan, B Kumar, LN Volvach, GP Lamb, AF Valeev
We investigate the prompt emission and the afterglow properties of short duration gamma-ray burst (sGRB) 130603B and another eight sGRB events during 2012-2015, observed by several multi-wavelength facilities including the GTC 10.4m telescope. Prompt emission high energy data of the events were obtained by INTEGRAL/SPI/ACS, Swift/BAT and Fermi/GBM satellites. The prompt emission data by INTEGRAL in the energy range of 0.1-10 MeV for sGRB 130603B, sGRB 140606A, sGRB 140930B, sGRB 141212A and sGRB 151228A do not show any signature of the extended emission or precursor activity and their spectral and temporal properties are similar to those seen in case of other short bursts. For sGRB130603B, our new afterglow photometric data constraints the pre jet-break temporal decay due to denser temporal coverage. For sGRB 130603B, the afterglow light curve, containing both our new as well as previously published photometric data is broadly consistent with the ISM afterglow model. Modeling of the host galaxies of sGRB 130603B and sGRB 141212A using the LePHARE software supports a scenario in which the environment of the burst is undergoing moderate star formation activity. From the inclusion of our late-time data for 8 other sGRBs we are able to; place tight constraints on the non-detection of the afterglow, host galaxy or any underlying kilonova emission. Our late-time afterglow observations of the sGRB 170817A/GW170817 are also discussed and compared with the sub-set of sGRBs.


Swift data/science center is thankfully acknowledged for the publically available data about GRBs. AJCT acknowledges support from the Junta de Andalucia (Project P07-TIC-03094) and support from the Spanish Ministry Projects AYA2012-39727- C03-01 and 2015- 71718R. This work has been supported by the Spanish Science Ministry "Centro de Excelencia Severo OchoaâA˘ ˙I Program under grant SEV-2017-0709. The work is partly based on the observations made with the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), installed in the Spanish Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, in the island of La Palma Based on observations collected at the Centro Astronómico Hispano Alemán (CAHA) at Calar Alto, operated jointly by the Max-Planck-Institut for Astronomie and the Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia (CSIC). This research was also partially based on observations carried out at the OSN operated by CSIC. FEDER funds are acknowledged. This work is partly based on observations carried out under project numbers xa52, s14dd001, s14dd002 and s14dd006 with the IRAM NOEMA Interferometer ( S.B.P. acknowledge BRICS grant number “DST/IMRCD/BRICS/PilotCall1/ProFCheap/2017(G)”for the present work. IRAM is supported by INSU/CNRS (France), MPG (Germany) and IGN (Spain). SRO gratefully acknowledges the support of the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship. SJ acknowledges support from Korean grants NRF2014R1A6A3A03057484 and NRF-2015R1D1A4A01020961. E.S. acknowledges assistance from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) through project 112T224. We thank to TUBITAK for a partial support in using T100 telescope with project number 10CT100-95. S.B.P. acknowledge discussions with Dr. Masaomi Tanaka on kilonovae and related science. A.S.P acknowledges partial support grants RFBR 17-02-01388, 17-51-44018 and 17-52-80139. E.D.M., A.A.V. and P.Yu.



Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2019, 485(4), pp. 5294–5318

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