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Much Ado About Nothing: Several Large-Area Surveys for Radio Pulsars From Arecibo

Ray, Paul S. and Deich, W. T. S. and Kulkarni, S. R. and Prince, Thomas A. and Thorsett, S. E. and Vasisht, Gautam and Wolszczan, A. and Backer, Donald C. and Holliman, John H., II and Middleditch, John (1995) Much Ado About Nothing: Several Large-Area Surveys for Radio Pulsars From Arecibo. Astrophysical Journal, 443 (1, pt. 1). pp. 265-270. ISSN 0004-637X. doi:10.1086/175522.

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We report surveyed regions and flux limits for several large-area surveys at 430 MHz for radio pulsars using the 305 m reflector at Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The surveys used integration times between 8 and 67 s and covered a total area of ~515 square degrees. No previously undiscovered pulsars were detected in these regions, although all previously known pulsars were detected. The nondetection of new pulsars places constraints on the population of low-luminosity pulsars and must be taken into account in estimates of the local density of millisecond pulsars.

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Additional Information:© 1995 American Astronomical Society. Provided by NASA Astrophysics Data System. Received 1994 August 19; accepted 1994 October 20. We would like to thank José Navarro as well as the staff of Arecibo Observatory for help in performing the observations. The Arecibo Observatory is part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, which is operated by Cornell University under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.
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