LIGO Document G0900574-v1

A Bayesian Search For Gravitational Wave Ring-downs Associated With Pulsar Glitches

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LIGO-G0900574-v1
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Glitches in pulsar timing are thought to be associated with sudden changes in the pulsar's angular momentum. A fraction of the excess rotational energy is then radiated away as gravitational wave emission. We present a search for damped-sinusoidal gravitational wave ringdowns using Bayesian model selection. We demonstrate how the result from such a search is easily converted into a statement about the physical properties of the gravitational wave emission.
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held on 21 Jun 2009 in Columbia U, New York City

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