Rapid Stellar and Binary Population Synthesis with COMPAS

  title={Rapid Stellar and Binary Population Synthesis with COMPAS},
  author={Jeff Riley and Poojan Agrawal and Jim W. Barrett and Kristan N. K. Boyett and Floor S. Broekgaarden and Debatri Chattopadhyay and Sebastian M. Gaebel and Fabian Gittins and Ryosuke Hirai and George Howitt and Stephen Justham and Lokesh Khandelwal and Floris Kummer and Mike Y. M. Lau and Ilya Mandel and Selma E. de Mink and Coenraad J. Neijssel and Tim Riley and L. A. C. van Son and Simon Stevenson and Alejandro Vigna-G{\'o}mez and Serena Vinciguerra and Tom Wagg and Reinhold Willcox},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
Compact Object Mergers: Population Astrophysics and Statistics (COMPAS; https://compas.science) is a public rapid binary population synthesis code. COMPAS generates populations of isolated stellar binaries under a set of parameterized assumptions in order to allow comparisons against observational data sets, such as those coming from gravitational-wave observations of merging compact remnants. It includes a number of tools for population processing in addition to the core binary evolution… 

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