FINE STRUCTURE OF ANOMALOUSLY INTENSE PULSES OF PSR J0814+7429 RADIO EMISSION IN THE DECAMETER RANGE

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15407/rpra22.02.093

A. O. Skoryk, O. M. Ulyanov, V. V. Zakharenko, A. I. Shevtsova, I. Y. Vasylieva, M. S. Plakhov, I. M. Kravtsov

Abstract


PACS numbers: 97.60.Gb,
98.38.Am 

Purpose: The fine structure of the anomalously intense pulses of PSR J0814+7429 (В0809+74) has been studied. The pulsar radio emission fine structure is investigated to determine its parameters in the lowest part of spectrum available for groundbased observations.

Design/methodology/approach: The scattering measure in the interstellar plasma have been estimated using the spectral and correlation analyses of pulsar data recorded by the UTR-2 radio telescope. 

Results: Two characteristic time scales of the anomalously intense pulses fine structure of the PSR J0814+7429 radio emission have been found. The strongest pulses of this pulsar in the decameter range can have a duration of about t 2÷3 ms. These pulses are emitted in short series. In some cases, they are emitted over the low-intensity plateau consisting of the “long” subpulse component. 

Conclusions: The narrowest correlation scale of pulsar J0814+7429 radio emission corresponds to the doubled scattering time constant of the interstellar medium impulse response. Broader scale of the fine structure of its radio emission can be explained by the radiation of a short series of narrow pulses or relatively broad pulses inside this pulsar magnetosphere.

Key words: deconvolution, pulse, magnetosphere, scattering measure, plasma, pulsar

Manuscript submitted  27.12.2016

Radio phys. radio astron. 2017, 22(2): 93-111

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deconvolution; pulse; magnetosphere; scattering measure; plasma; pulsar

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