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Correlations in parameter estimation of low-mass eccentric binaries: GW151226&GW170608

@inproceedings{OShea2021CorrelationsIP,
  title={Correlations in parameter estimation of low-mass eccentric binaries: GW151226\&GW170608},
  author={{\'E}amonn O’Shea and Prayush Kumar},
  year={2021}
}
The eccentricity of binary black hole mergers is predicted to be an indicator of the history of their formation. In particular, eccentricity is a strong signature of dynamical formation rather than formation by stellar evolution in isolated stellar systems. It has been shown that searches for eccentric signals with quasi-circular templates can lead to loss of SNR, and some signals could be missed by such a pipeline. We investigate the efficacy of the existing quasi-circular parameter estimation… Expand

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