The Samurai Project: verifying the consistency of black-hole-binary waveforms for gravitational-wave detection

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Hannam, Mark; Husa, Sascha; Baker, John G.; Boyle, Michael; Bruegmann, Bernd; Chu, Tony; Dorband, Nils; Herrmann, Frank; Hinder, Ian; Kelly, Bernard J.; Kidder, Lawrence E.; Laguna, Pablo; Matthews, Keith D.; van Meter, James R.; Pfeiffer, Harald P.; Pollney, Denis; Reisswig, Christian; Scheel, Mark A.; Shoemaker, Deirdre;
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.79.084025
  • Subject: Boundary value-problem | Radiation | Einstein equations | Spin | Modeling kicks | General-relativity | Compact binaries | Evolution | Numerical relativity | Initial data
    arxiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology

We quantify the consistency of numerical-relativity black-hole-binary waveforms for use in gravitational-wave (GW) searches with current and planned ground-based detectors. We compare previously published results for the (center dot=2,vertical bar m vertical bar=2) mode... View more