Polarization resolution of LISA


We discuss LISA’s ability to resolve different polarizational states of a gravitational wave with fixed frequency and amplitude. Assuming a binary as the source of the gravitational wave, its orientation is connected with the polarization of the gravitational wave emitted. Using methods of signal processing, we calculate the 1-σ uncertainty range for measuring the orientation of the source. PACS numbers: 9780G, 9585S, 0480N, 9555Y

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@inproceedings{Jennrich1997PolarizationRO, title={Polarization resolution of LISA}, author={Oliver Jennrich and M Peterseim and Karsten Danzmann}, year={1997} }