Proceedings of the 2015 3rd International Conference on Machinery, Materials and Information Technology Applications

A Pulsar Timescale Algorithm Using NANOGRAV Data

Authors
Dongshan Yin, Shuhong Zhao, Yuping Gao, Yuejuan Jing
Corresponding Author
Dongshan Yin
Available Online November 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icmmita-15.2015.198How to use a DOI?
Keywords
pulsars timing residuals; ensemble pulsar time scale; frequency instability.
Abstract

Millisecond pulsar can generate another type of time scale that is totally independent of atomic time scale, because physical mechanisms of pulsar time scale and atomic time scale are quite different. Usually pulsar timing observation isn't even sampled, and their data set is sparse, So we use cubic spline interpolation to densify data file and make intervals between data points even, after that we employ vondrak filter to smooth data set and get rid of high frequency noise. We used the latest released NANOGRAV data to generate ensemble pulsar time. Clock difference between pulsar time(PT) and atomic time was got and instability of PT was analysed, RMS of clock difference is 0.056?s, and long term frequency instability of PT(>1year) is better than 4E-15. Results show that instability of PT is comparable to that of atomic time scale.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2015 3rd International Conference on Machinery, Materials and Information Technology Applications
Series
Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
November 2015
ISBN
978-94-6252-120-9
ISSN
2352-538X
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icmmita-15.2015.198How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2015, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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