Optimal Search for an Astrophysical Gravitational-Wave Background

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Smith, Rory; Thrane, Eric;
(2018)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Journal: issn: 2160-3308
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevX.8.021019
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Physics | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | QC1-999
    arxiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

Roughly every 2–10 min, a pair of stellar-mass black holes merge somewhere in the Universe. A small fraction of these mergers are detected as individually resolvable gravitational-wave events by advanced detectors such as LIGO and Virgo. The rest contribute to a stochas... View more
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