Noise in pulsar timing arrays

  title={Noise in pulsar timing arrays},
  author={Yan Wang},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  • Y. Wang
  • Published 3 May 2015
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
To successfully detect gravitational waves with pulsar timing arrays, we need to have a comprehensive understanding of the physical origins and statistical characteristics of the noise in pulse arrival times and identify mitigation methods to reduce the noise. In this paper we will review radiometer noise, phase jitter noise and timing noise in the noise budget of pulsar timing and show various efforts used to reduce them. We will briefly discuss the results of an overall assessment of the… 

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