Prospects for Detecting Gravitational Waves from Eccentric Subsolar Mass Compact Binaries

  title={Prospects for Detecting Gravitational Waves from Eccentric Subsolar Mass Compact Binaries},
  author={Yi-Fan 帆 Wang 王一 and Alexander H. Nitz},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
Due to their small mass, subsolar mass black hole binaries would have to be primordial in origin instead of the result of stellar evolution. Soon after formation in the early universe, primordial black holes can form binaries after decoupling from the cosmic expansion. Alternatively, primordial black holes as dark matter could also form binaries in the late universe due to dynamical encounters and gravitational-wave braking. A significant feature for this channel is the possibility that some… 

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