# Optimally setting up directed searches for continuous gravitational waves in Advanced LIGO O1 data

@article{Ming2018OptimallySU, title={Optimally setting up directed searches for continuous gravitational waves in Advanced LIGO O1 data}, author={J. Ming and Maria Alessandra Papa and Badri Krishnan and Reinhard Prix and Christian Beer and Sylvia Jiechen Zhu and Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein and Oliver Bock and Bernd Machenschalk}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2018}, volume={97}, pages={024051} }

In this paper we design a search for continuous gravitational waves from three supernova remnants: Vela Jr., Cassiopeia A (Cas A) and G347.3. These systems might harbor rapidly rotating neutron stars emitting quasi-periodic gravitational radiation detectable by the advanced LIGO detectors. Our search is designed to use the volunteer computing project Einstein@Home for a few months and assumes the sensitivity and duty cycles of the advanced LIGO detectors during their first science run. For all…

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