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Searches for millisecond pulsars


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Crab pulsar would not have been detected by systematic surveys until after 1982!
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   B1937+21 (P=1.6ms) discovered 1982 [2]
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   For large areas: data rate greater than hardware limits at the time.
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   LMXBs proposed as MSP progenitors
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   LMXB excess in globular clusters
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Globular cluster targeted searches ( tex2html_wrap_inline4244 msps)
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   In 1991 only 4 Galactic msps known
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Large area searches become feasible
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   In 1996 now 35 Galactic msps known
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Most found at Parkes and Arecibo

Jon Bell
Thu Dec 19 15:15:11 GMT 1996