FRB Newsletter Volume 04, Issue 3 — March 2023

Total FRB count: 662 (8 new)
Repeaters: 50
Host galaxies: 27 (1 new)
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From the Editors

Spring is officially here in the Northern hemisphere. Teams across the world continue to push ahead on new instrumental advances, including the CHIME Outriggers, the DSA-2000, ASKAP, and many others. Papers related to science with fast radio bursts also keep ticking along. Here is the latest crop for your enjoyment!

Papers of Interest

  • Future of neutron star studies with fast radio bursts; Popov & Pshirkov, arXiv: 2303.05591
Host Galaxies and Localizations
  • Deep Synoptic Array science: A massive elliptical host among two galaxy-cluster fast radio bursts; Sharma et al., arXiv: 2302.14782
Observational Results
  • Deep Synoptic Array science: Two fast radio burst sources in massive galaxy clusters; Connor et al., arXiv: 2302.14788
  • Searching for the sources of excess extragalactic dispersion of FRBs; Simha et al., arXiv: 2303.07387
  • A LOFAR sample of luminous compact sources coincident with nearby dwarf galaxies; Vohl et al., arXiv: 2303.12598
  • The origin diversity of non-repeating fast radio bursts: Rotational radio transient sources and cosmological compact binary merger remnants? Zhang et al., arXiv: 2303.14695
Theory and Modeling
  • Log-Normal Waiting Time Widths Characterize Dynamics; Katz, arXiv: 2303.05578
  • Oscillations of highly magnetized non-rotating neutron stars; Leung et al., arXiv: 2303.05684
  • Expectations for Fast Radio Bursts in Neutron Star-Massive Star binaries; Rajwade & van den Eijnden, arXiv: 2303.16770
  • Fast radio burst energy function in the presence of DM_host variation; Li et al., arXiv: 2303.16775
Algorithms and Instrumentation
  • The performance of SiPM-based gamma-ray detector (GRD) of GECAM-C; Zhang et al., arXiv: 2303.00537
  • Prompt Detection of Fast Optical Bursts with the Vera C. Rubin Observatory; Homar et al., arXiv: 2303.02525
  • Measuring Data Loss resulting from Radio Frequency Interference; Baan et al., arXiv: 2302.14575
Magnetars and other relevant results
  • Misidentification of Short GRBs as Magnetars in Nearby Galaxies; Schosser et al., arXiv: 2303.05922
  • The radio shut-off, glitch, and X-ray burst in 1E 1547.0-5408 interpreted through magnetic reconfiguration; Arthur G. Suvorov, arXiv: 2302.13777
Recent meetings
  • Scientific frontiers and synergies for the DSA-2000 radio camera: a meeting to discuss the scientific potential of the DSA-2000 was held in Pasadena, California on March 20-22 2023. Recordings of the talks can be accessed at the conference website.
Relevant Job Listings

We note another job advertisement in the FRB field that may be specifically relevant to the readers of this newsletter below:
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