Joint search for isolated sources and an unresolved confusion background in pulsar timing array data

18 Dec 2019 Bence Bécsy Neil J. Cornish

Supermassive black hole binaries are the most promising source of gravitational-waves in the frequency band accessible to pulsar timing arrays. Most of these binaries will be too distant to detect individually, but together they will form an approximately stochastic background that can be detected by measuring the correlation pattern induced between pairs of pulsars... (read more)

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