Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background and Eccentric Stellar Compact Binaries

  title={Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background and Eccentric Stellar Compact Binaries},
  author={Yuetong Zhao and Youjun Lu},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
Gravitational wave (GW) radiations from numerous cosmic stellar-compact-binaries form a stochastic GW background (GWB), which is expected to be detected by ground and space GW detectors in future. Theoretical predictions of this GWB were mostly obtained by assuming either circular binaries and/or a specific channel for binary formation, which may have some uncertainties. In this paper, we estimate the GWB and its spectrum by using simple models for the formation of both stellar mass binary… 

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