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The problem of sensitivity


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Individual pulses detected for few pulsars
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Detectability peaks new 400MHz for most
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Typical sky background tex2html_wrap_inline4172  Jy
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Typical pulsar flux  few MJy



Figure 9: Sensitivity of the Parkes survey

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