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Limits on Gravitational-Wave Emission from Selected Pulsars Using LIGO Data

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In: Physical review letters, Vol. 94, No. 18, 181103, 01.05.2005.

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LIGO Scientific Collaboration 2005, 'Limits on Gravitational-Wave Emission from Selected Pulsars Using LIGO Data', Physical review letters, vol. 94, no. 18, 181103. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.181103

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LIGO Scientific Collaboration (2005). Limits on Gravitational-Wave Emission from Selected Pulsars Using LIGO Data. Physical review letters, 94(18), [181103]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.181103

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LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Limits on Gravitational-Wave Emission from Selected Pulsars Using LIGO Data. Physical review letters. 2005 May 1;94(18). 181103. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.181103

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LIGO Scientific Collaboration. / Limits on Gravitational-Wave Emission from Selected Pulsars Using LIGO Data. In: Physical review letters. 2005 ; Vol. 94, No. 18.

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abstract = "We place direct upper limits on the amplitude of gravitational waves from 28 isolated radio pulsars by a coherent multidetector analysis of the data collected during the second science run of the LIGO interferometric detectors. These are the first direct upper limits for 26 of the 28 pulsars. We use coordinated radio observations for the first time to build radio-guided phase templates for the expected gravitational-wave signals. The unprecedented sensitivity of the detectors allows us to set strain upper limits as low as a few times 10−24. These strain limits translate into limits on the equatorial ellipticities of the pulsars, which are smaller than 10−5 for the four closest pulsars.",
keywords = "Gravitational wave detectors and experiments, Data analysis: algorithms and implementation, data management, Gravitational radiation detectors, mass spectrometers, and other instrumentation and techniques, Pulsars",
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N2 - We place direct upper limits on the amplitude of gravitational waves from 28 isolated radio pulsars by a coherent multidetector analysis of the data collected during the second science run of the LIGO interferometric detectors. These are the first direct upper limits for 26 of the 28 pulsars. We use coordinated radio observations for the first time to build radio-guided phase templates for the expected gravitational-wave signals. The unprecedented sensitivity of the detectors allows us to set strain upper limits as low as a few times 10−24. These strain limits translate into limits on the equatorial ellipticities of the pulsars, which are smaller than 10−5 for the four closest pulsars.

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KW - Gravitational wave detectors and experiments

KW - Data analysis: algorithms and implementation

KW - data management

KW - Gravitational radiation detectors

KW - mass spectrometers

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