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Initiator: ASTRON Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy

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This project was co-financed by the EU, the European Fund for Regional Development and the Northern Netherlands Provinces (SNN), and EZ/KOMPAS.



For more information please see

Rob Fender (2008) MAXI, LOFAR and Microquasars - All-sky monitoring of X-ray binaries in X-rays and radio"

Rob Fender (2008) "High energy astrophysics with the next generation of radio astronomy facilities"

Rob Fender, Ralph Wijers, Ben Stappers and the Transients KSP (2008) "LOFAR Transients and the Radio Sky Monitor"

Joeri van Leeuwen and Ben Stappers (2007) "Finding pulsars with LOFAR"

Rob Fender et al. (2006) "The LOFAR Transients Key Project"

Many more relevant works can be found at the online site for the proceedings of the meeting Bursts, Pulses and Flickering: wide-field monitoring of the dynamic radio sky (Kerastari, Greece, 2007):

ASTRON initiated LOFAR as a new and innovative effort to force a breakthrough in sensitivity for astronomical observations at radio-frequencies below 250 MHz. 
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