Real-time Search for Compact Binary Mergers in Advanced LIGO and Virgo's Third Observing Run Using PyCBC Live

  title={Real-time Search for Compact Binary Mergers in Advanced LIGO and Virgo's Third Observing Run Using PyCBC Live},
  author={Tito Dal Canton and Alexander H. Nitz and Bhooshan Gadre and Gareth Stephen Cabourn Davies and Ver{\'o}nica Villa-Ortega and Thomas Dent and Ian W Harry and Liting Xiao},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The third observing run of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo took place between 2019 April and 2020 March and resulted in dozens of gravitational-wave candidates, many of which are now published as confident detections. A crucial requirement of the third observing run was the rapid identification and public reporting of compact binary mergers, which enabled massive follow-up observation campaigns with electromagnetic and neutrino observatories. PyCBC Live is a low-latency search for compact… 

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