realfast has been supported by NSF awards 2022546 (ATI, PI: Law) and 1714897 (AAG, PI: Burke-Spolaor). Early development was supported by the University of California Lab Fees Research Program.

Technical development:

  1. Law et al. (2015) -- A Millisecond Interferometric Search for Fast Radio Bursts with the Very Large Array
  2. Law et al. (2018) -- realfast: Real-time, Commensal Fast Transient Surveys with the Very Large Array
  3. Pokorny et al. (2018) -- Vys: A Protocol for Commensal Fast Transient Searches and Data Processing at the Very Large Array
  4. Tohuvavohu et al. (2020) -- A Demonstration of Extremely Low Latency gamma-ray, X-Ray & UV Follow-Up of a Millisecond Radio Transient
  5. Aggarwal et al. (2021) -- Robust Assessment of Clustering Methods for Fast Radio Transient Candidates

Science using realfast:

  1. Chatterjee et al. (2017) -- A direct localization of a fast radio burst and its host (Localization of FRB 20121102A)
  2. Law et al. (2017) -- A Multi-telescope Campaign on FRB 121102: Implications for the FRB Population
  3. Law et al. (2019) -- A Search for Late-time Radio Emission and Fast Radio Bursts from Superluminous Supernovae
  4. Aggarwal et al (2020) -- VLA/Realfast Detection of a Burst from FRB 180916.J0158+65 and Tests for Periodic Activity (Localization of FRB 20180916D)
  5. Marcote et al. (2020) -- A repeating fast radio burst source localized to a nearby spiral galaxy
  6. Law et al (2020) -- A Distant Fast Radio Burst Associated with Its Host Galaxy by the Very Large Array (Discovery and Localization of FRB 20190614D)
  7. Kirsten et al (2021) -- Characterizing the Fast Radio Burst Host Galaxy Population and its Connection to Transients in the Local and Extragalactic Universe
  8. Ravi et al (2021) -- The host galaxy and persistent radio counterpart of FRB 20201124A (Localiztaion of FRB 20121102A)
  9. Bhandari et al (2022) -- Characterizing the Fast Radio Burst Host Galaxy Population and its Connection to Transients in the Local and Extragalactic Universe (Localization of FRB 20180301A)
  10. Law et al (2022) -- On the Fast Radio Burst and Persistent Radio Source Populations
  11. Niu et al (2022) -- A repeating fast radio burst in a dense environment with a compact persistent radio source (Localization of FRB 20190520B)

Publications acknowledging realfast awards:

  1. Scholz et al (2017) -- Simultaneous X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Radio Observations of the Repeating Fast Radio Burst FRB 121102
  2. Gajjar et al (2018) -- Highest Frequency Detection of FRB 121102 at 4-8 GHz Using the Breakthrough Listen Digital Backend at the Green Bank Telescope
  3. Hessels et al (2019) -- FRB 121102 Bursts Show Complex Time-Frequency Structure
  4. Aggarwal et al (2019) -- Multiwavelength Follow-up of FRB180309
  5. Madison et al (2019) -- A Deep Targeted Search for Fast Radio Bursts from the Sites of Low-redshift Short Gamma-Ray Bursts
  6. Men et al (2019) -- Non-detection of fast radio bursts from six gamma-ray burst remnants with possible magnetar engines
  7. Heintz et al (2020) -- Host Galaxy Properties and Offset Distributions of Fast Radio Bursts: Implications for Their Progenitors
  8. Agarwal et al (2020) -- FETCH: A deep-learning based classifier for fast transient classification
  9. Lacy et al (2020) -- The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array Sky Survey (VLASS). Science Case and Survey Design
  10. Platts et al (2020) -- A Data-driven Technique Using Millisecond Transients to Measure the Milky Way Halo
  11. Aggarwal et al (2021) -- Probabilistic Association of Transients to their Hosts (PATH)
  12. Aggarwal et al (2021) -- Observational Effects of Banded Repeating FRBs
  13. Aggarwal et al (2021) -- Comprehensive Analysis of a Dense Sample of FRB 121102 Bursts
  14. Ravi et al (2022) -- FIRST J153350.8+272729: The Radio Afterglow of a Decades-old Tidal Disruption Event
  15. Mooley et al (2022) -- Late-time Evolution and Modeling of the Off-axis Gamma-Ray Burst Candidate FIRST J141918.9+394036
  16. Anna-Thomas et al (2022) -- A Highly Variable Magnetized Environment in a Fast Radio Burst Source