Burst Group External Collaboration Overview
Overview of Active or Possible External Collaboration
Name of external person(s), group, or scientific collaboration:Swift
Brief description of collaborative activity (one sentence):Get times of sub-prime (i.e. sub-GCN) GRB candidate events for GW follow-up.
Contact person(s) in the LSC+Virgo collaborations:Erik Katsavounidis, Ray Frey, Emelie Harstad, Isabel Leonor
External contact person(s):Eran Ofek, Neil Gehrels, Hans Krimm
How does/would this collaborative activity benefit the LSC and Virgo?Provide candidate event times for potential GW detection. Look deeper into the instrument(s) noise.
Are there other individuals/groups who could provide similar benefits?Possibly IPN; in the future GLAST
If so, what is the scientific and/or practical justification for pursuing this particular collaboration?
Swift has the best FOV.