[1311.7231] Pulsar timing residuals due to individual non-evolving gravitational wave sources

Authors: Ming-Lei Tong, Cheng-Shi Zhao, Bao-Rong Yan, Ting-Gao Yang, Yu-Ping Gao

Date: 28 Nov 2013

Abstract: The pulsar timing residuals induced by gravitational waves from non-evolving single binary sources are affected by many parameters related to the relative positions of the pulsar and the gravitational wave sources. We will fully analyze the effects due to different parameters one by one. The standard deviations of the timing residuals will be calculated with a variable parameter fixing a set of other parameters. The orbits of the binary sources will be generally assumed to be elliptical. The influences of different eccentricities on the pulsar timing residuals will also studied in detail. We find that effects of the related parameters are quite different, and some of them present certain regularities.

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1311.7231 (/preprints)
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