NANOGrav Constraints on Gravitational Wave Bursts with Memory

  title={NANOGrav Constraints on Gravitational Wave Bursts with Memory},
  author={Z. Arzoumanian and A. Brazier and S. Burke-Spolaor and S. Chamberlin and S. Chatterjee and B. Christy and J. Cordes and N. Cornish and P. Demorest and X. Deng and T. Dolch and J. Ellis and R. Ferdman and E. Fonseca and N. Garver-Daniels and F. Jenet and G. Jones and V. Kaspi and M. Koop and M. Lam and T. Lazio and L. Levin and A. N. Lommen and D. R. Lorimer and J. Luo and R. Lynch and D. Madison and M. Mclaughlin and S. Mcwilliams and D. Nice and N. Palliyaguru and T. Pennucci and S. Ransom and X. Siemens and I. H. Stairs and D. Stinebring and K. Stovall and J. Swiggum and M. Vallisneri and R. V. Haasteren and Y. Wang and W. Zhu},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  • Z. Arzoumanian, A. Brazier, +39 authors W. Zhu
  • Published 2015
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal
  • Among efforts to detect gravitational radiation, pulsar timing arrays are uniquely poised to detect "memory" signatures, permanent perturbations in spacetime from highly energetic astrophysical events such as mergers of supermassive black hole binaries. The North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) observes dozens of the most stable millisecond pulsars using the Arecibo and Green Bank radio telescopes in an effort to study, among other things, gravitational wave… CONTINUE READING
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