Motivated by recent discoveries of isolated, dispersed radio pulses of possible extragalactic origin, we are performing a commensal search for short-duration (ms) continuum radio pulses using the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA). The geographically separated antennæ of the VLBA make the system robust to local RFI and allow events to be verified and localised on the sky with milli-arcsec accuracy. We report sky coverage and detection limits from the experiment to date.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||New Horizons in Time-Domain Astronomy|
|Editors||Elizabeth Griffin, Robert J. Hanisch, Robert L. Seaman|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Sep 2011|
|Name||Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union|
- radio continuum: general - methods: data analysis