A method for detecting gravitational waves coincident with gamma‐ray bursts

  title={A method for detecting gravitational waves coincident with gamma‐ray bursts},
  author={Michael T. Murphy and John K Webb and Ik Siong Heng},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The mechanism for gamma ray bursters and the detection of gravitational waves (GWs) are two outstanding problems facing modern physics. Many models of gamma ray bursters predict copious GW emission, so the assumption of an association between GWs and GRBs may be testable with existing bar GW detector data. We consider Weber bar data streams in the vicinity of known GRB times and present calculations of the expected signal after co-addition of 1000 GW/GRBs that have been shifted to a common zero… 

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