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FINDCHIRP: An algorithm for detection of gravitational waves from inspiraling compact binaries

Allen, Bruce and Anderson, Warren G. and Brady, Patrick R. and Brown, Duncan A. and Creighton, Jolien D. E. (2012) FINDCHIRP: An algorithm for detection of gravitational waves from inspiraling compact binaries. Physical Review D, 85 (12). Art. No. 122006. ISSN 2470-0010. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.85.122006.

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Matched-filter searches for gravitational waves from coalescing compact binaries by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration use the FINDCHIRP algorithm: an implementation of the optimal filter with innovations to account for unknown signal parameters and to improve performance on detector data that has nonstationary and non-Gaussian artifacts. We provide details on the FINDCHIRP algorithm as used in the search for subsolar mass binaries, binary neutron stars, neutron starblack hole binaries, and binary black holes.

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Additional Information:© 2012 American Physical Society. Received 4 August 2011; published 19 June 2012. We would like to thank Stanislav Babak for several useful suggestions and corrections on this work. This work has been supported in part by the National Science Foundation Grant Nos. PHY-9728704, PHY- 0071028, PHY-0099568, PHY-0200852, PHY-0701817, PHY-0847611, and PHY-0970074, and by the LIGO Laboratory coperative agreement PHY-0107417. Patrick Brady is also grateful to the Alfred P Sloan Foundation for support. Patrick Brady and Duncan Brown also thank and the Research Corporation Cottrell Scholars Program for support.
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Classification Code:PACS: 06.20.Dk, 04.80.Nn
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Official Citation:Allen, B., W. G. Anderson, et al. (2012). "FINDCHIRP: An algorithm for detection of gravitational waves from inspiraling compact binaries." Physical Review D 85(12): 122006.
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