Searching for gravitational waves from known pulsars

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

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Classical and Quantum Gravity
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100/3101
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 135727
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 23 Jul 2019 15:30
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2020 05:12
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/135727

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