NS-NS Merger (Mag. Reconnection)
|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-NS||Both||Mag. reconnection||Curv.||Yes (excl. self absorption)||Yes||?||?||Kilonova||Afterglow|| sGRB
if jet aligned
Definitions: LF Radio (3 MHz to 3 GHz); HF Radio (3 GHz to 30 GHz); Microwave (30 to 300 GHz)
This is an FRB model where the merger of two neutron stars would lead to the generation of an isotropic radio pulse.
In general this model would predict that FRBs arise from old stellar populations where NS-NS binary systems have had time to form and evolve into compact orbits.