The MAVERIC Survey: Still No Evidence for Accreting Intermediate-mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters

  title={The MAVERIC Survey: Still No Evidence for Accreting Intermediate-mass Black Holes in Globular Clusters},
  author={Evangelia Tremou and Jay Strader and Laura Chomiuk and Laura Shishkovsky and Thomas J. Maccarone and James C. A. Miller-Jones and Vlad Tudor and Craig O. Heinke and Gregory R. Sivakoff and Anil C. Seth and Eva Noyola},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present the results of an ultra-deep, comprehensive radio continuum survey for the accretion signatures of intermediate-mass black holes in globular clusters. The sample, imaged with the Karl G.~Jansky Very Large Array and the Australia Telescope Compact Array, comprises 50 Galactic globular clusters. No compelling evidence for an intermediate-mass black hole is found in any cluster in our sample. In order to achieve the highest sensitivity to low-level emission, we also present the results… 

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