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Type: Journal article
Title: All-sky search for long-duration gravitational wave transients in the first Advanced LIGO observing run
Author: Abbott, B.
Abbott, R.
Abbott, T.
Abernathy, M.
Acernese, F.
Ackley, K.
Adams, C.
Adams, T.
Addesso, P.
Adhikari, R.
Adya, V.
Affeldt, C.
Agathos, M.
Agatsuma, K.
Aggarwal, N.
Aguiar, O.
Aiello, L.
Ain, A.
Ajith, P.
Allen, B.
et al.
Citation: Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2018; 35(6):065009-1-065009-25
Publisher: IOP Publishing
Issue Date: 2018
ISSN: 0264-9381
1361-6382
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Responsibility: 
B.P. Abbott … H. Cao … W. Kim … E.J. King … J. Munch … D.J. Ottaway … P.J. Veitch … et al. (The LIGO Scientific Collaboration)
Abstract: We present the results of a search for long-duration gravitational wave transients in the data of the LIGO Hanford and LIGO Livingston second generation detectors between September 2015 and January 2016, with a total observational time of 49 d. The search targets gravitational wave transients of 10–500 s duration in a frequency band of 24–2048 Hz, with minimal assumptions about the signal waveform, polarization, source direction, or time of occurrence. No significant events were observed. As a result we set 90% confidence upper limits on the rate of long-duration gravitational wave transients for different types of gravitational wave signals. We also show that the search is sensitive to sources in the Galaxy emitting at least ∼10⁻⁸ Mʘc² in gravitational waves.
Keywords: LIGO-Virgo; gravitational waves; long duration transient
Rights: © 2018 IOP Publishing Ltd
RMID: 0030083057
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6382/aaab76
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