Jul 5 – 10, 2021
Europe/Rome timezone

CALET search for Gamma-ray Counterparts of Gravitational Wave Events

Jul 5, 2021, 6:15 PM
15m
Talk in the parallel session Electromagnetic counterparts of compact binary mergers Electromagnetic Counterparts of Compact Binary Mergers

Speaker

Masaki Mori (Ritsumeikan University)

Description

The CALorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station (ISS) has been in operation since its launch in 2015.
The main instrument, the CALorimeter (CAL), is monitoring the gamma ray sky from ~1 GeV up to ~10 TeV with a field-of-view of about 2 sr for more than five years.
In this paper, we describe the analysis of gamma ray candidate events observed by CALET and report on a search for gamma-ray emission from gravitational wave event candidates announced by the LIGO/Virgo third observing run since 2019 April.

Primary author

Masaki Mori (Ritsumeikan University)

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