Searches for Continuous Gravitational Waves from 15 Supernova Remnants and Fomalhaut b with Advanced LIGO

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The LIGO Scientific Collaboration; the Virgo Collaboration; Abbott, B. P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T. D.; Abraham, S.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K.; Adams, C.; Adhikari, R. X.; Adya, V. B.; Affeldt, C.; Agathos, M.; Agatsuma, K.; Aggarwal, N.; Aguiar, O. D.; Aiello, L.; Ain, A.; Ajith, P.; Allen, G.; Allocca, A.; Aloy, M. A.; Altin, P. A.; Amato, A.; Ananyeva, A.; Anderson, S. B.; Anderson, W. G.; Angelova, S. V.; Antier, S.; Appert, S.; ... view all 1,132 authors
(2019)
  • Publisher: IOP PUBLISHING LTD
  • Journal: volume 875issn: 0004-637X
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/1538-4357/ab113b
  • Subject: gravitational radiation: emission | astro-ph.HE | star: binary | YOUNG | gravitational radiation: direct detection | ISM: supernova remnants | supernova remnants [ISM] | EMISSION | CANDIDATE | supernova | Physical Sciences | LIGO | neutron [stars] | PULSAR WIND NEBULA | General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | time dependence | Astronomy & Astrophysics | X-RAY SOURCE | [PHYS.GRQC]Physics [physics]/General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology [gr-qc] | STFC | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | gr-qc | gravitational radiation detector | Science & Technology | stars: neutron | RCUK | gravitational radiation | [PHYS.ASTR]Physics [physics]/Astrophysics [astro-ph] | DISCOVERY | gravitational waves | neutron star | COMPACT OBJECT
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics

We describe directed searches for continuous gravitational waves from sixteen well localized candidate neutron stars assuming none of the stars has a binary companion. The searches were directed toward fifteen supernova remnants and Fomalhaut~b, an extrasolar planet can... View more
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