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GW150914: First results from the search for binary black hole coalescence with Advanced LIGO

Altin, Paul; Chow, Jong; Mansell, Georgia; McClelland, David; Nguyen, Thanh; Rabeling, David; Shaddock, Daniel; Slagmolen, Bram; Wade, Andrew; McManus, David; Scott, Susan M; Yap, Min Jet; Abbott, T; Ward, Robert; Acernese, F; Ackley, K; Adams, C; Allen, B; Barone, F; Bartos, I; Basti, A; Bulten, H.J.; Byer, Robert L; Cao, J; Charlton, Philip; Coward, D; Dhurandhar, S; Dooley, Katherine L; Factourovich, M; Fairhurst, S; Frei, Z; Genin, E; Giaime, J; Goetz, E; Howell, E; Jones, D I; Mandic, V.; Melatos, Andrew; Mendell, G; Ottaway, D J; Penn, S; Reed, C M; Reitze, D; Riles, K; Sammut, L; Saulson, P; Schofield, R; Sigg, D; Sintes, A; Souradeep, T; Staley, A; Summerscales, T.Z.; Unnikrishnan, C S; Veitch, Peter John; Vocca, H; Vorvick, C; Wen, L; Whiting, B F

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On September 14, 2015, at 09∶50:45 UTC the two detectors of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) simultaneously observed the binary black hole merger GW150914. We report the results of a matched-filter search using relativistic models of compact-object binaries that recovered GW150914 as the most significant event during the coincident observations between the two LIGO detectors from September 12 to October 20, 2015 GW150914 was observed with a matched-filter...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153160
Source: Physical Review D-Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.122003
Access Rights: Open Access

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