Impact of a midband gravitational wave experiment on detectability of cosmological stochastic gravitational wave backgrounds

  title={Impact of a midband gravitational wave experiment on detectability of cosmological stochastic gravitational wave backgrounds},
  author={B. Barish and S. Bird and Yanou Cui},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
We make forecasts for the impact a future "midband" space-based gravitational wave experiment, most sensitive to $10^{-2}- 10 $ Hz, could have on potential detections of cosmological stochastic gravitational wave backgrounds (SGWBs). Specific proposed midband experiments considered are TianGo, B-DECIGO and AEDGE. We propose a combined power-law integrated sensitivity (CPLS) curve combining GW experiments over different frequency bands, which shows the midband improves sensitivity to SGWBs by up… Expand

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