Combined search for anisotropic birefringence in the gravitational-wave transient catalog GWTC-1

@article{Shao2020CombinedSF,
  title={Combined search for anisotropic birefringence in the gravitational-wave transient catalog GWTC-1},
  author={Lijing Shao},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2020},
  volume={101},
  pages={104019}
}
  • Lijing Shao
  • Published 4 February 2020
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
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