# Interplay of spin-precession and higher harmonics in the parameter estimation of binary black holes

@article{Krishnendu2022InterplayOS, title={Interplay of spin-precession and higher harmonics in the parameter estimation of binary black holes}, author={N. V. Krishnendu and Frank Ohme}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2022} }

Gravitational-wave signals from coalescing compact binaries carry an enormous amount of information about the source dynamics and are an excellent tool to probe unknown astrophysics and fundamental physics. Though the updated catalog of compact binary signals reports evidence for slowly-spinning systems and unequal mass binaries, the data so far cannot provide convincing proof of strongly precessing binaries. Here, we use the gravitational-wave inference library parallel Bilby to compare the…

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