Einstein@Home search for continuous gravitational waves from Cassiopeia A

@article{Zhu2016EinsteinHomeSF,
  title={Einstein@Home search for continuous gravitational waves from Cassiopeia A},
  author={Sylvia Jiechen Zhu and Maria Alessandra Papa and Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein and Reinhard Prix and Karl Wette and Bruce Allen and Oliver Bock and David Keitel and Badri Krishnan and Bernd Machenschalk and Miroslav Shaltev and Xavier Siemens},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2016},
  volume={94},
  pages={082008}
}
We report the results of a directed search for continuous gravitational-wave emission in a broad frequency range (between 50 and 1000 Hz) from the central compact object of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A (Cas A). The data comes from the sixth science run of LIGO and the search is performed on the volunteer distributed computing network Einstein@Home. We find no significant signal candidate, and set the most constraining upper limits to date on the gravitational-wave emission from Cas A… 

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