The gravitational wave 'probability event horizon' for double neutron star mergers

  title={The gravitational wave 'probability event horizon' for double neutron star mergers},
  author={D. M. Coward and M. Lilley and E J Howell and Ronald R. Burman and David G Blair},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
Gravitational waves generated by the final merger of double neutron star (DNS) binary systems are a key target for the gravitational wave (GW) interferometric detectors, such as LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory), and the next generation detectors, Advanced LIGO. The cumulative GW signal from DNS mergers in interferometric data will manifest as ‘geometrical noise’: a non-continuous stochastic background with a unique statistical signature dominated by the spatial and… 

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