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Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves: simple criterion for optimal detector networks

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Prix,  Reinhard
Observational Relativity and Cosmology, AEI-Hannover, MPI for Gravitational Physics, Max Planck Society;

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Prix, R. (2008). Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves: simple criterion for optimal detector networks. In H. Kleinert,.Ruffini, &.T.Jantzen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Marcel-Grossmann Meeting (pp. 2441-2447). New Jersey u.a.: World Scientific.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0013-4714-B
Abstract
We derive a simple algebraic criterion to select the optimal detector network for a coherent wide parameter-space (all-sky) search for continuous gravitational waves. Optimality in this context is defined as providing the highest (average) sensitivity per computing cost. This criterion is a direct consequence of the properties of the multi-detector F-statistic metric, which has been derived recently. Interestingly, the choice of the optimal network only depends on the noise-levels and duty-cycles of the respective detectors, and not on the available computing power.