[1101.3765] Reduced basis catalogs for gravitational wave templates

Authors: Scott E. Field, Chad R. Galley, Frank Herrmann, Jan S. Hesthaven, Evan Ochsner, Manuel Tiglio

Date: 19 Jan 2011

Abstract: We introduce a reduced basis approach as a new paradigm for modeling, representing and searching for gravitational waves. We construct waveform catalogs for non-spinning compact binary coalescences, and we find that for accuracies of $99\%$ and $99.999\%$ the method generates a factor of about $10-10ˆ5$ fewer templates than standard placement methods. The continuum of gravitational waves can be represented by a finite and comparatively compact basis. The method is robust under variations in the noise of detectors, implying that only a single catalog needs to be generated.

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