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A Broader Perspective on the GRB-SN Connection

Soderberg, Alicia M. (2006) A Broader Perspective on the GRB-SN Connection. In: Gamma-ray bursts in the Swift era: Sixteenth Maryland Astrophysics Conference, Washington, D.C. (USA), 29 November-2 December 2005. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.836. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 380-385. ISBN 0-7354-0326-0. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:SODaipcp06

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Abstract

Over the last few years our understanding of local Type Ibc supernovae and their connection to long-duration gamma-ray bursts has been revolutionized. Recent discoveries have shown that the emerging picture for core-collapse explosions is one of diversity. Compiling data from our dedicated radio survey of SNe Ibc and our comprehensive HST survey of GRB-SNe together with ground-based follow-up campaigns, I review our current understanding of the GRB-SN connection. In particular, I compare local SNe Ibc with GRB-SNe based on the following criteria: (1) the distribution of optical peak magnitudes which serve as a proxy for the mass of 56Ni produced in the explosion, (2) radio luminosity at early time (few days to weeks) which provides a measure of the energy coupled to on-axis relativistic ejecta, and (3) radio luminosity at late time (several years) which constrains the emission from GRB jets initially directed away from our line-of-sight. By focusing on these three points, I will describe the complex picture of stellar death that is emerging.


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Additional Information:© 2006 American Institute of Physics.
Subject Keywords:gamma-ray sources (astronomical); supernovae
Classification Code:PACS: 97.60.Bw
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