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GCN Circular 23059

GRB 180715A: CALET CAL gamma-ray analysis
2018-07-30T09:50:27Z (5 years ago)
Takanori Sakamoto at AGU <>
N. Cannady (LSU), K. Yoshikawa, Y. Asaoka (Waseda U),
A. Yoshida, T. Sakamoto, V. Pal'shin, S. Sugita, Y. Kawakubo,
A. Tezuka, S. Matsukawa, H. Onozawa, T. Ito, H. Morita, Y. Sone (AGU),
K. Yamaoka (Nagoya U), S. Nakahira (RIKEN), I. Takahashi (IPMU),
S. Ozawa, S. Torii (Waseda U), Y. Shimizu, T. Tamura (Kanagawa U),
W. Ishizaki (ICRR), M. L. Cherry (LSU), S. Ricciarini (U of Florence),
A. V. Penacchioni, P. S. Marrocchesi (U of Siena)
and the CALET collaboration:

Using the CALET CALorimeter (CAL) data, we report GeV gamma-ray search
analysis associated to GRB 180715A (Ukwatta, et al., GCN Circ. 22947, 22951;
Hamburg and Meegan, GCN Circ. 22952; Torii et al., GCN Circ. 22956)

The CAL was operating in low energy trigger mode at the trigger time of
the CALET Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (CGBM).  We have searched for
gamma-ray events in the 1-10 GeV band from -60 sec to +60 sec from
the CGBM trigger time using the Swift-BAT position (Ukwatta et al.
GCN Circ. 22951) and found no candidates.  The 90% upper limit of CAL is
3.2e-7 erg/cm2/s (1-10 GeV) assuming a power-law spectrum of a photon
index of -2.

All the quoted values are preliminary.
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