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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 231, Issue 1–2, pp 111–114 | Cite as

Searching for multifractal scaling in gamma ray burst time series

  • D. C. Meredith
  • J. M. Ryan
  • C. A. Young
Session C GRB Time Histories

Abstract

We present a multifractal analysis of GRB time series used to quantify the variability of the light curve. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of multifractal analysis, including sensitivity to noise, and burst intensity, and present results for a few sample bursts.

Key words

multifractal variability GRB time series 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. C. Meredith
    • 1
  • J. M. Ryan
    • 1
  • C. A. Young
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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