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Stellar mass black holes in star clusters: gravitational wave emission and detection rates

Banerjee, Sambaran;
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  • Published: 22 Feb 2011
Abstract
Comment: 7 pages, 3 figures. Proceedings of the "25th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics - TEXAS 2010", December 2010, Heidelberg, Germany. To appear in Proceedings of Science
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arXiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic AstrophysicsAstrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics
free text keywords: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies, Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
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