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High Mass X-ray Binaries: Future Evolution and Fate

  title={High Mass X-ray Binaries: Future Evolution and Fate},
  author={Krzysztof Belczyński and Tomasz Bulik and Chris L. Fryer},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
BH-NS and BH-BH systems are among the most promising gravitational wave sources detectable by advanced LIGO/VIRGO and the Einstein Telescope. Although the rates of these systems may be above those of NS-NS mergers, BH-NS and BH-BH systems are difficult to detect, and thusfar none have been observed. But the progenitors of BH-NS and BH-BH binary systems may have been observed, in the form of High-Mass X-ray Binaries (HMXBs). In this paper, we continue work studying these potential progenitors of… Expand

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