NS-BH Merger

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Summary Table
Category Progenitor Type Energy Mechanism Emission Mechanism Counterparts References Brief Comments
LF Radio HF Radio Microwave Terahertz Optical/IR X-rays Gamma-rays Gravitational Waves Neutrinos
Merger NS-BH Single BH battery -- -- -- -- -- -- Yes Yes Yes -- http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/bib_query?arXiv:1511.02870 None

Definitions: LF Radio (3 MHz to 3 GHz); HF Radio (3 GHz to 30 GHz); Microwave (30 to 300 GHz)


Model Description

During the inspiral of a NS-BH merger, the magnetic field lines of the NS may thread around the BH event horizon in a way similar to a battery powering a circuit, and produce a single FRB.

Observational Constraints

The FRB emission would have a precursor burst and a double peak.