Searching for dark clumps with gravitational-wave detectors

  title={Searching for dark clumps with gravitational-wave detectors},
  author={Sebastian Baum and Michael A. Fedderke and Peter W. Graham},
  journal={Physical Review D},
Dark compact objects (“clumps”) transiting the Solar System exert accelerations on the test masses (TM) in a gravitational-wave (GW) detector. We reexamine the detectability of these clump transits in a variety of current and future GW detectors, operating over a broad range of frequencies. TM accelerations induced by clump transits through the inner Solar System have frequency content around f ∼ µ Hz. Some of us [Fedderke et al ., Phys. Rev. D 105 , 103018 (2022)] recently proposed a GW… 

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