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PALFA

(Arecibo Pulsar ALFA Survey)
(Arecibo survey for pulsars)

PALFA (Arecibo Pulsar ALFA Survey) is a radio survey begun in 2004 to locate pulsars using the ALFA instrument on Arecibo Observatory. As of 2019 it has discovered 192 pulsars. It is also suitable for capturing fast radio bursts and has been adapted to locate such transients.


(survey,pulsars,radio)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PALFA_Survey
https://www.naic.edu/alfa/pulsar/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009ApJ...703.2259D/abstract
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21cm1.5GHz6.0μeVPALFA

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