Cardiff University | Prifysgol Caerdydd ORCA
Online Research @ Cardiff 
WelshClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

Comparison of search templates for gravitational waves from binary inspiral

Damour, Thibault, Iyer, Bala and Sathyaprakash, Bangalore Suryanarayana 2001. Comparison of search templates for gravitational waves from binary inspiral. Physical Review -Series D- Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology 63 (4) , 044023. 10.1103/PhysRevD.63.044023

Full text not available from this repository.


We compare the performances of the templates defined by three different types of approaches: traditional post-Newtonian templates (Taylor approximants), “resummed” post-Newtonian templates assuming the adiabatic approximation and stopping before the plunge (P approximants), and further “resummed” post-Newtonian templates going beyond the adiabatic approximation and incorporating the plunge with its transition from the inspiral (effective-one-body approximants). The signal to noise ratio is significantly enhanced (mainly because of the inclusion of the plunge signal) by using these new effective-one-body templates relative to the usual post-Newtonian ones for a total binary mass m≳30M⊙, and reaches a maximum around m∼80M⊙. Independently of the question of the plunge signal, the comparison of the various templates confirms the usefulness of using resummation methods. The paper also summarizes the key elements of the construction of various templates and thus can serve as a resource for those involved in writing inspiral search software. © 2001 The American Physical Society

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: American Physical Society
ISSN: 0556-2821
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:52

Citation Data

Cited 243 times in Google Scholar. View in Google Scholar

Cited 169 times in Scopus. View in Scopus. Powered By Scopus® Data

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item