Searching for gravitational waves from low mass x-ray binaries

Messenger, C. and Vecchio, A. (2004) Searching for gravitational waves from low mass x-ray binaries. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 21(5), S729-S734. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/21/5/050)

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Accreting neutron stars in binary systems, and Sco X-1 in particular, are considered one of the prime astrophysical targets for Earth-based gravitational wave laser interferometers. Here we discuss a data analysis strategy that we have developed for this class of systems which is now being applied to the science data collected by GEO600 and LIGO.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Messenger, Dr Christopher
Authors: Messenger, C., and Vecchio, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Classical and Quantum Gravity
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.
ISSN (Online):1361-6382

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