Search Methods for Continuous Gravitational-Wave Signals from Unknown Sources in the Advanced-Detector Era

@article{Tenorio2021SearchMF,
  title={Search Methods for Continuous Gravitational-Wave Signals from Unknown Sources in the Advanced-Detector Era},
  author={Rodrigo Tenorio and David Keitel and Alicia M. Sintes},
  journal={Universe},
  year={2021}
}
Continuous gravitational waves are long-lasting forms of gravitational radiation produced by persistent quadrupolar variations of matter. Standard expected sources for ground-based interferometric detectors are neutron stars presenting non-axisymmetries such as crustal deformations, r-modes or free precession. More exotic sources could include decaying ultralight boson clouds around spinning black holes. A rich suite of data-analysis methods spanning a wide bracket of thresholds between… 

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