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Astrophysical Journal Supplement 186 (2010) 1-9
The Fourth IBIS/ISGRI Soft Gamma-ray Survey Catalog
A. J. Bird1, A. Bazzano2, L. Bassani, F. Capitanio, M. Fiocchi, A. B. Hill3, A. Malizia, V. A. Mcbride, S. Scaringi, V. Sguera, J. B. Stephen, P. Ubertini2, A. J. Dean, F. Lebrun4, R. Terrier4, M. Renaud4, F. Mattana4, D. Götz5, J. Rodriguez5, G. Belanger, R. Walter, C. Winkler6

In this paper, we report on the fourth soft gamma-ray source catalog obtained with the IBIS gamma-ray imager on board the INTEGRAL satellite. The scientific data set is based on more than 70 Ms of high-quality observations performed during the first five and a half years of the Core Program and public observations. Compared to previous IBIS surveys, this catalog includes a substantially increased coverage of extragalactic fields, and comprises more than 700 high-energy sources detected in the energy range 17-100 keV, including both transients and faint persistent objects that can only be revealed with longer exposure times. A comparison is provided with the latest Swift/BAT survey results. Based on observations with INTEGRAL, an ESA project with instruments and Science Data Centre funded by ESA member states (especially the PI countries: Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain), Czech Republic, and Poland, and with the participation of Russia and the USA.
1 :  School of Physics and Astronomy
2 :  IASF-Roma - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica cosmica - Roma
3 :  LAOG - Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Grenoble
4 :  APC - UMR 7164 - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
5 :  IRFU - Institut de Recherches sur les lois Fondamentales de l'Univers (ex DAPNIA)
Physique/Astrophysique/Phénomènes cosmiques de haute energie

Planète et Univers/Astrophysique/Phénomènes cosmiques de haute energie
Galaxy: general – gamma rays: observations – surveys
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