An interpretation of the hνpeak-Eiso correlation for gamma-ray bursts

David Eichler, Amir Levinson

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Abstract

The hνpeak/100 keV ∼ (Eiso/1052 ergs)1/2 correlation reported recently by Amati et al. and Lamb et al. for long gamma-ray bursts can be interpreted as a viewing angle effect if the emitting region of the fireball is ring-shaped.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L13-L16
JournalAstrophysical Journal
Volume614
Issue number1 II
DOIs
StatePublished - 10 Oct 2004

Keywords

  • Black hole physics
  • Gamma rays: Bursts
  • Gamma rays: Theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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