A new veto for continuous gravitational wave searches

  title={A new veto for continuous gravitational wave searches},
  author={Sylvia Jiechen Zhu and Maria Alessandra Papa and Sin'ead Walsh},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We present a new veto procedure to distinguish between continuous gravitational wave (CW) signals and the detector artifacts that can mimic their behavior. The veto procedure exploits the fact that a long-lasting coherent disturbance is less likely than a real signal to exhibit a Doppler modulation of astrophysical origin. Therefore, in the presence of an outlier from a search, we perform a multi-step search around the frequency of the outlier with the Doppler modulation turned off (DM-off… 

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