Searching for gravitational waves from known pulsars

, LIGO Scientific Collaboration (2005) Searching for gravitational waves from known pulsars. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 22 (18). S1277-S1282. ISSN 0264-9381

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We present upper limits on the amplitude of gravitational waves from 28 isolated pulsars using data from the second science run of LIGO. The results are also expressed as a constraint on the pulsars' equatorial ellipticities. We discuss a new way of presenting such ellipticity upper limits that takes account of the uncertainties of the pulsar moment of inertia. We also extend our previous method to search for known pulsars in binary systems, of which there are about 80 in the sensitive frequency range of LIGO and GEO 600.

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