# Detecting a stochastic gravitational-wave background in the presence of correlated magnetic noise

@article{Meyers2020DetectingAS, title={Detecting a stochastic gravitational-wave background in the presence of correlated magnetic noise}, author={Patrick M. Meyers and Katarina Martinovic and Nelson Christensen and Mairi Sakellariadou}, journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology}, year={2020} }

A detection of the stochastic gravitational-wave background (SGWB) from unresolved compact binary coalescences could be made by Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo at their design sensitivities. However, it is possible for magnetic noise that is correlated between spatially separated ground-based detectors to mimic a SGWB signal. In this paper we propose a new method for detecting correlated magnetic noise and separating it from a true SGWB signal. A commonly discussed method for addressing…

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