Search for Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of Subsolar-Mass Binaries in the First Half of Advanced LIGO and Virgo's Third Observing Run.

@article{Nitz2021SearchFG,
  title={Search for Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of Subsolar-Mass Binaries in the First Half of Advanced LIGO and Virgo's Third Observing Run.},
  author={Alexander H. Nitz and Yi-Fan Wang},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2021},
  volume={127 15},
  pages={
          151101
        }
}
We present a search for gravitational waves from the coalescence of subsolar-mass black hole binaries using data from the first half of Advanced LIGO and Virgo's third observing run. The observation of a subsolar-mass black hole merger may be an indication of primordial origin; primordial black holes may contribute to the dark matter distribution. We search for black hole mergers where the primary mass is 0.1-7  M_{⊙} and the secondary mass is 0.1-1  M_{⊙}. A variety of models predict the… 

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