[1007.1218] Detection of gravitational waves from the QCD phase transition with pulsar timing arrays

Authors: Chiara Caprini, Ruth Durrer, Xavier Siemens

Date: 7 Jul 2010

Abstract: If the cosmological QCD phase transition is strongly first order and lasts sufficiently long, it generates a background of gravitational waves which may be detected via pulsar timing experiments. We estimate the amplitude and the spectral shape of such a background and we discuss its detectability prospects.

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Jul 07, 2010

1007.1218 (/preprints)
2010-07-07, 18:03 [edit]


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