Mining for Candidates of Galactic Stellar-mass Black Hole Binaries with LAMOST

  title={Mining for Candidates of Galactic Stellar-mass Black Hole Binaries with LAMOST},
  author={Tuan Yi and Mouyuan Sun and Weimin Gu},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We study the prospects of searching for black hole (BH) binary systems with a stellar-mass BH and a non-compact visible companion, by utilizing the spectroscopic data of the Large Sky Area Multi-object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST). We simulate the Galactic BH binary population and determine its optical visibility by considering the stellar synthetic population model and the distributions of binary orbital parameters. By convolving the visibility of BH binaries with the LAMOST… 

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