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Astrophysics, General Relativity, Gravitational Physics, Gravitational Wave Phenomenology

Black holes are in some sense the purest objects, consisting of just gravity and requiring the full apparatus of general relativity to describe. They should also be great sources of gravitational waves.

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J. Abadie, et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration), "Search for gravitational waves from binary black hole inspiral, merger and ringdown," Phys. Rev. D 83, 122005 (2011)
L. Lindblom, J. G. Baker and B. J. Owen, "Improved Time-Domain Accuracy Standards for Model Gravitational Waveforms," Phys. Rev. D 82, 084020 (2010)
J. Abadie, et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration), "Search for Gravitational Waves from Compact Binary Coalescence in LIGO and Virgo Data from S5 and VSR1," Phys. Rev. D 82, 102001 (2010)
N. K. Johnson-McDaniel, N. Yunes, W. Tichy and B. J. Owen, "Conformally curved binary black hole initial data including tidal deformations and outgoing radiation," Phys. Rev. D 80, 124039 (2009)
B. Abbott, et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration), "Search for gravitational wave ringdowns from perturbed black holes in LIGO S4 data," Phys. Rev. D 80, 062001 (2009)
B. Abbott, et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration), "Search of S3 LIGO data for gravitational wave signals from spinning black hole and neutron star binary inspirals," Phys. Rev. D 78, 042002 (2008)
L. Lindblom, B. J. Owen and D. A. Brown, "Model Waveform Accuracy Standards for Gravitational Wave Data Analysis," Phys. Rev. D 78, 124020 (2008)
B. Abbott, et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration), "Search for gravitational waves from binary inspirals in S3 and S4 LIGO data," Phys. Rev. D 77, 062002 (2008)
N. Yunes, W. Tichy, B. J. Owen and B. Brügmann, "Binary black hole initial data from matched asymptotic expansions," Phys. Rev. D 74, 104011 (2006) Abstract/Comments
B. Abbott, et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration), "Search for gravitational waves from binary black hole inspirals in LIGO data," Phys. Rev. D 73, 062001 (2006)
H. Tagoshi, A. Ohashi and B. J. Owen, "Gravitational field and equations of motion of spinning compact binaries to 2.5 post-Newtonian order," Phys. Rev. D 63, 044006 (2001)
B. J. Owen, H. Tagoshi and A. Ohashi, "Non-precessional spin-orbit effects on gravitational waves from inspiraling compact binaries to second post-Newtonian order," Phys. Rev. D 57, 6168 – 6175 (1998)

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