The Galactic Gravitational wave foreground

@article{Nelemans2009TheGG,
  title={The Galactic Gravitational wave foreground},
  author={Gijs Nelemans},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2009}
}
  • G. Nelemans
  • Published 13 January 2009
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
I present an overview of the Galactic binaries that form the foreground for the ESA/NASA Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA). The currently known population is discussed, as well as current and near-future large-scale surveys that will find new systems. The astrophysics that can be done when the LISA data becomes available is presented, with particular attention to verification binaries, the overall Galactic populations, neutron star and black hole binaries and sources in globular… 

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