Journal article

Detecting a stochastic gravitational-wave background in the presence of correlated magnetic noise

Patrick M Meyers, Katarina Martinovic, Nelson Christensen, Mairi Sakellariadou

Physical Review D | AMER PHYSICAL SOC | Published : 2020

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)


Awarded by National Science Foundation


Awarded by Science and Technology Facility Council (STFC), United Kingdom


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Thomas Callister, Giancarlo Cella, and the LIGO/Virgo Stochastic Background group for helpful comments and discussions. The authors would also like to thank the scientists on site at the Virgo and LIGO detectors for installation and maintenance of the low-noise magnetometers whose data we used in this paper. Parts of this research were conducted by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), through Project No. CE170100004. K. M. is supported by King's College London through a Postgraduate International Scholarship. N. C. acknowledges support from National Science Foundation Grant No. PHY-1806990. M. S. is supported in part by the Science and Technology Facility Council (STFC), United Kingdom, under Research Grant No. ST/P000258/1. This paper has been given LIGO DCC number P2000258. Numerous software packages were used in this paper. These include MATPLOTLIB [42], NumPy [43], SciPy [44], BILBY [40], CPNest [39], ChainConsumer [45], and SEABORN [46].