Franz Kirsten

Researcher at Astronomy and Plasmaphysics

Franz is interested in all things related to Pulsars: Their birth locations and formation process, their whereabouts in the
Galaxy, the mechanism driving their emission and also the efects the interstellar medium has on their radiation.
Franz uses radio telescopes around the globe to study Pulsars and other compact objects using a technique called Very Long Baseline Interferometry.

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Showing 7 publications

2020

Detection of two bright radio bursts from magnetar SGR 1935+2154

Franz Kirsten, M. P. Snelders, M. Jenkins et al
NATURE ASTRONOMY. Vol. In Press
Journal article
2020

A repeating fast radio burst source localized to a nearby spiral galaxy

B. Marcote, K. Nimmo, J. W. T. Hessels et al
Nature. Vol. 577 (7789), p. 190-194
Journal article
2020

Periodic activity from a fast radio burst source

M. Amiri, B. Andersen, K. Bandura et al
Nature. Vol. 582 (7812), p. 351-355
Journal article
2020

Simultaneous X-Ray and Radio Observations of the Repeating Fast Radio Burst FRB similar to 180916.J0158+65

P. Scholz, A. Cook, M. Cruces et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 901 (2)
Journal article
2019

Probing Pulsar Scattering between 120 and 280 MHz with the MWA

Franz Kirsten, N. D.R. Bhat, B. W. Meyers et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 874 (2)
Journal article
2019

MWA tied-array processing I: Calibration and beamformation

S. M. Ord, S. E. Tremblay, S. J. McSweeney et al
Publications Astronomical Society of Australia. Vol. 36
Journal article
2018

Observations of Low-frequency Radio Emission from Millisecond Pulsars and Multipath Propagation in the Interstellar Medium

N. D. R. Bhat, S. E. Tremblay, Franz Kirsten et al
Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. Vol. 238 (1)
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2014–2019

Fundamental physics, magnetic fields and gravity with recent and future radio interferometers

Wouter Vlemmings Astronomy and Plasmaphysics
Franz Kirsten Galactic Astrophysics
Swedish Research Council (VR)

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