Physical processes shaping gamma-ray burst X-ray afterglow light curves: Theoretical implications from the Swift X-ray telescope observations

Record Type
Journal Articles
Full Title
Physical processes shaping gamma-ray burst X-ray afterglow light curves: Theoretical implications from the Swift X-ray telescope observations
Author(s)
Zhang B, Fan Z, Dyks J, Kobayashi S, Meszaros P, Burrows D, Nousek J, Gehrels N
Publication Title
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL
Publication Title (abbreviated)
ASTROPHYS J
Publication Date
2006 May 1
DOI
10.1086/500723
ISSN
0004-637X
Volume
642
Issue
1
Page Count
17
First Page
354
Last Page
370
Keyword(s)
Astronomy & Astrophysics, gamma rays : bursts, radiation mechanisms : nonthermal, shock waves, REVERSE SHOCK EMISSION, CONTINUOUS ENERGY INJECTION, EARLY OPTICAL AFTERGLOWS, INTERNAL SHOCKS, MILLISECOND PULSARS, RELATIVISTIC JETS, WIND ENVIRONMENTS, FIREBALL MODEL, COMMON ORIGIN, PROMPT PHASE
Citation
Zhang B, Fan Z, Dyks J, Kobayashi S, Meszaros P, Burrows D, Nousek J, Gehrels N. Physical processes shaping gamma-ray burst X-ray afterglow light curves: Theoretical implications from the Swift X-ray telescope observations. ASTROPHYS J. 2006;642 (1):354-370.
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