Low-frequency gravitational-wave science with eLISA/NGO

  title={Low-frequency gravitational-wave science with eLISA/NGO},
  author={Pau Amaro-Seoane and S. Aoudia and Stanislav Babak and Pierre Bin'etruy and Emanuele Berti and Alejandro Boh'e and Chiara Caprini and Monica Colpi and Neil J. Cornish and Karsten Danzmann and Jean Francois Dufaux and Jonathan R. Gair and Oliver Jennrich and Ph. Jetzer and Antoine Klein and Ryan N. Lang and Alberto Lobo and Tyson B. Littenberg and S. T. McWilliams and Gijs Nelemans and A. Petiteau and Edward K. Porter and Bernard F. Schutz and Alberto Sesana and Robin Tuck Stebbins and Timothy J Sumner and Michele Vallisneri and Stefano Vitale and Marta Volonteri and H. Ward},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
We review the expected science performance of the New Gravitational-Wave Observatory (NGO, a.k.a. eLISA), a mission under study by the European Space Agency for launch in the early 2020s. eLISA will survey the low-frequency gravitational-wave sky (from 0.1 mHz to 1 Hz), detecting and characterizing a broad variety of systems and events throughout the Universe, including the coalescences of massive black holes brought together by galaxy mergers; the inspirals of stellar-mass black holes and… 

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