volume 13, issue S337, P187-190 2017
DOI: 10.1017/s1743921317008237
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Paul S. Ray, Zaven Arzoumanian, Keith C. Gendreau

Abstract: The Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) presents an exciting new capability for exploring the modulation properties of X-ray emitting neutron stars, including large area, low background, extremely precise absolute event time stamps, superb low-energy response and flexible scheduling. The Pulsation Searches and Multiwavelength Coordination working group has designed a 2.5 Ms observing program to search for emission and characterize the modulation properties of about 30 known or suspected neutron…

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