Proc. IAU volume 13, issue S337, P326-327 2017 DOI: 10.1017/s1743921317007323 View full text
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Francesco Coti Zelati

Abstract: We present the results of the systematic study of all magnetar outbursts observed to date, through a reanalysis of data acquired in about 1100 X-ray observations. We track the temporal evolution of the outbursts soft X-ray spectral properties and the luminosities of the single spectral components as well as of the total emission. We model empirically all outburst light curves, and estimate the characteristic decay time-scales as well as the energetics involved. We investigate the link between different parame…

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