Search for gravitational wave radiation associated with the pulsating tail of the SGR 1806- 20 hyperflare of 27 December 2004 using LIGO
Ashley, Michael; Chow, Jong; Dickson, James; Gossler, Stefan; Gray, Malcolm; Lam, Ping Koy; McKenzie, Kirk; Mow-Lowry, C; Moylan, Andrew; Rabeling, David; Scott, Susan M; Searle, Antony; Slagmolen, Bram; Wette, Karl; Agresti, A; Braginsky, V; Byer, Robert L; Creighton, T D; Doomes, E.E.; Grunewald, S; Harms, J; Innerhofer, E.; Kawamura, S; Savov, P; Thorne, K.A.; Ungarelli, C; Heefner, J; Hosken, Dave; Hough, J; Howell, E; Ivanov, A
We have searched for gravitational waves (GWs) associated with the SGR 1806-20 hyperflare of 27 December 2004. This event, originating from a Galactic neutron star, displayed exceptional energetics. Recent investigations of the x-ray light curve's pulsating tail revealed the presence of quasiperiodic oscillations (QPOs) in the 30-2000 Hz frequency range, most of which coincides with the bandwidth of the LIGO detectors. These QPOs, with well-characterized frequencies, can plausibly be attributed...[Show more]
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