FRB Newsletter Volume 03, Issue 07 — July 2022

Total FRB count: 623 (0 new)
Repeaters: 24 (0 new)
Host galaxies: 20 (0 new)
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From the Editors

Are you off on a summer vacation? If so, here's an issue of the FRB newsletter for light beach reading! Or maybe you're overloaded at work and eagerly anticipating FRB2022, just a couple of short weeks away. Either way, we hope you enjoy the newsletter.

Papers of Interest

Theory and Modeling
  • Detecting Cosmic Strings with Lensed Fast Radio Bursts; Huangyu Xiao, Liang Dai & Matthew McQuinn, arXiv: 2206.13534
  • The Statistical Similarity of Repeating and Non-Repeating Fast Radio Bursts; Kongjun Zhang et al., arXiv: 2206.13871
  • Stellar Prospects for FRB Gravitational Lensing; Connor & Ravi, arXiv: 2206.14310
  • Bounding the Photon Mass with the Dedispersed Pulses of the Crab Pulsar and FRB 180916B; Chen-Ming Chang et al., arXiv: 2207.00950
  • Baryonic Post-Processing of N-body Simulations, with Application to Fast Radio Bursts; Williams, Khan & McQuinn, arXiv: 2207.05233
  • Particle Acceleration and Radiation Reaction in a Strongly Magnetized Rotating Dipole; Jerome, arXiv: 2207.00624
Algorithms and Instrumentation
  • An Injection System for the CHIME/FRB Experiment; Merryfield et al., arXiv: 2206.14079
  • Millisecond Cadence Radio Frequency Interference Filters; Kania et al., arXiv: 2207.04653
  • High-Performance Computing for SKA Transient Search: Use of FPGA based Accelerators -- A Brief Review; Aafreen et al., arXiv: 2207.07054
Magnetars and other relevant results
  • Single Pulse Dispersion Measure of the Crab Pulsar; Lewandowska et al., arXiv: 2207.04267
  • PSR J0952-0607: The Fastest and Heaviest Known Galactic Neutron Star; Romani et al., arXiv: 2207.05124
  • Constraining the Ellipticity of New-Born Magnetar with the Observational Data of Long Gamma-Ray Bursts; Lang Xie et al., arXiv: 2206.12874
Upcoming Meetings and Conferences

IAU GA 2022 / FRB2022: The IAU General Assembly in Busan, South Korea is coming soon, with the symposium on Fast Radio Bursts scheduled for 2-4 August 2022. The programme is now available on the conference website.

Relevant Job Listings

-- Postdoctoral research and teaching position (3 years): fast radio bursts with the CRAFT Collaboration, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. Closing August 12th at 2pm UT. Apply at Curtin University. AAS Job Register

-- CHORD Project Scientist based at Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; 5-year position. Apply via Academic Jobs Online. AAS Job Register

Do you have an item for future newsletters? Please send these via email to the editors (Emily and Shami) to be included in an upcoming issue.