Measuring the parameters of massive black hole binary systems with pulsar timing array observations of gravitational waves

@article{Sesana2010MeasuringTP,
  title={Measuring the parameters of massive black hole binary systems with pulsar timing array observations of gravitational waves},
  author={Alberto Sesana and Alberto Vecchio},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2010},
  volume={81},
  pages={104008}
}
The observation of massive black hole binaries with pulsar timing arrays (PTAs) is one of the goals of gravitational-wave astronomy in the coming years. Massive (> or approx. 10{sup 8}M{sub {center_dot}}) and low-redshift (< or approx. 1.5) sources are expected to be individually resolved by upcoming PTAs, and our ability to use them as astrophysical probes will depend on the accuracy with which their parameters can be measured. In this paper we estimate the precision of such measurements using… 
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