Search for long-lived gravitational-wave transients coincident with long gamma-ray bursts

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  title={Search for long-lived gravitational-wave transients coincident with long gamma-ray bursts},
  author={The Ligo Scientific Collaboration and The Virgo Collaboration J. Aasi and Jean Paul Abadie and Brad Abbott and Richard J. Abbott and T. M. C. Abbott and Matthew R. Abernathy and T. Accadia and Fausto Acernese and Carl Adams and Todd Adams and R. X. Adhikari and Christoph Affeldt and Michalis Agathos and Nancy Aggarwal and Odylio D. Aguiar and Parameswaran Ajith and Bruce Allen and Annalisa Allocca and E. Amador Ceron and Daniel Amariutei and R. A. Anderson and Stuart B. Anderson and Warren G. Anderson and Koji Arai and M. C. Araya and C. C. Arceneaux and Joseph S. Areeda and Stefan Ast and Stuart M. Aston and Pia Astone and Peter Aufmuth and Carsten Aulbert and L. Austin and Benjamin Aylott and Stanislav Babak and Paul T. Baker and Giulio Ballardin and Stefan W. Ballmer and J. C. B. Barayoga and Daniel H. N. Barker and Samuel Barnum and Fabrizio Barone and B. W. Barr and Lisa Barsotti and Matteo Barsuglia and Mark Andrew Barton and Imre Bartos and Riccardo Bassiri and Andrea Basti and J. C. Batch and J{\"o}ran Bauchrowitz and Th. S. Bauer and M. Bebronne and Beate Behnke and Michał Bejger and M. G. Beker and A. S. Bell and C. J. Bell and Ilya Belopolski and Gerald Bergmann and J. M. Berliner and Diego Bersanetti and Alessandro Bertolini and Daniel Bessis and Joe Betzwieser and P. T. Beyersdorf and T. Bhadbhade and I. A. Bilenko and G Billingsley and Jeremy Birch and Massimiliano Bitossi and M. A. Bizouard and Eric D. Black and James Kent Blackburn and Lindy Blackburn and David G Blair and M. Blom and Oliver Bock and T. P. Bodiya and Michel Boer and Christina Bogan and Charlotte Z. Bond and F. Bondu and L. Bonelli and R. Bonnand and R. G. Bork and Michael Born and Valerio Boschi and Sukanta Bose and L. Bosi and J. Bowers and C. Bradaschia and Patrick R. Brady and V. B. Braginsky and Marica Branchesi and Carl A. Brannen and James E. Brau and J. Breyer and Tristan Briant and D. O. Bridges and A. Brillet and Martin Brinkmann and V. Brisson and Michael Britzger and A. F. Brooks and D. A. Brown and D. D. Brown and Frieden Br and Tomasz Bulik and H. J. Bulten and Alessandra Buonanno and D. Buskulic and Christelle Buy and Robert L. Byer and Laura Cadonati and Gianpietro Cagnoli and Juan Calder{\'o}n Bustillo and Enrico Calloni and Jordan B. Camp and Paul Campsie and Kipp C. Cannon and Benjamin Canuel and J. Cao and C. D. Capano and Franco Carbognani and Ludovico Carbone and Santiago Caride and Anthony Castiglia and Sarah Caudill and Marco Cavagli and F. Cavalier and R. Cavalieri and Giancarlo Cella and Carlos Cepeda and Elisa Cesarini and R. Chakraborty and Tara Chalermsongsak and S. Chao and Philip R. Charlton and {\'E}ric Chassande-Mottin and X. Chen and Yuxin Chen and Andrea Chincarini and Antonino Chiummo and H. S. Cho and Jong H. Chow and Nelson Christensen and Qi Chu and Sheon S Y Chua and S. 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  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2013},
  volume={88},
  pages={122004}
}
Long gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been linked to extreme core-collapse supernovae from massive stars. Gravitational waves (GW) offer a probe of the physics behind long GRBs. We investigate models of long-lived (~10-1000s) GW emission associated with the accretion disk of a collapsed star or with its protoneutron star remnant. Using data from LIGO's fifth science run, and GRB triggers from the swift experiment, we perform a search for unmodeled long-lived GW transients. Finding no evidence of GW… 

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