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Finding periodic signals


tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Fourier analysis
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   But these are not sinusoidal signals!
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Signal strength is spread over several harmonics
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Harmonic folds (incoherent)
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Coherent fold search on small grid
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Also have to search in DM
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Account for size of search space when assessing significance of any spikes in the spectrum
tex2html_wrap_inline3922   Significance tex2html_wrap_inline4194

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