The International Pulsar Timing Array project: using pulsars as a gravitational wave detector

Hobbs, G., Archibald, A., Arzoumanian, Z., Backer, D., Bailes, M., Bhat, N. D. R., Burgay, M., Burke-Spolaor, S., Champion, D., Cognard, I., Coles, W., Cordes, J., Demorest, P., Desvignes, G., Ferdman, R. D., Finn, L., Freire, P., Gonzalez, M., Hessels, J., Hotan, A., Janssen, G., Jenet, F., Jessner, A., Jordan, C., Kaspi, V., Kramer, M., Kondratiev, V., Lazio, J., Lazaridis, K., Lee, K. J., Levin, Y., Lommen, A., Lorimer, D., Lynch, R., Lyne, A., Manchester, R., McLaughlin, M., Nice, D., Oslowski, S., Pilia, M., Possenti, A., Purver, M., Ransom, S., Reynolds, J., Sanidas, S., Sarkissian, J., Sesana, A., Shannon, R., Siemens, X., Stairs, I., Stappers, B., Stinebring, D., Theureau, G., van Haasteren, R., van Straten, W., Verbiest, J. P. W., Yardley, D. R. B. and You, X. P. (2010) The International Pulsar Timing Array project: using pulsars as a gravitational wave detector. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 27 (8). ISSN 0264-9381

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Abstract

The International Pulsar Timing Array project combines observations of pulsars from both northern and southern hemisphere observatories with the main aim of detecting ultra-low frequency (similar to 10(-9)-10(-8) Hz) gravitational waves. Here we introduce the project, review the methods used to search for gravitational waves emitted from coalescing supermassive binary black-hole systems in the centres of merging galaxies and discuss the status of the project.

Item Type: Article
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2018 14:31
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2020 23:44
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/67601
DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/27/8/084013

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