Fully coherent follow-up of continuous gravitational-wave candidates: an application to Einstein@Home results

  title={Fully coherent follow-up of continuous gravitational-wave candidates: an application to Einstein@Home results},
  author={Miroslav Shaltev and Paola Leaci and Maria Alessandra Papa and Reinhard Prix},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We characterize and present the details of the follow-up method used on the most significant outliers of the Hough Einstein@Home all-sky search for continuous gravitational waves [J. Aasi et al Phys. Rev. D 87, 042001 (2013)]. This follow-up method is based on the two-stage approach introduced by [M. Shaltev and R. Prix, Phys. Rev. D 87, 084057 (2013)], consisting of a semicoherent refinement followed by a fully coherent zoom. We quantify the efficiency of the follow-up pipeline using simulated… 

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