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#### Erratum: Extreme mass-ratio inspirals in the effective-one-body approach: Quasicircular, equatorial orbits around a spinning black hole [Phys. Rev. D 83, 044044 (2011)]

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Yunes, N., Buonanno, A., Hughes, S. A., Pan, Y., Barausse, E., Miller, M. C., et al. (2013).
Erratum: Extreme mass-ratio inspirals in the effective-one-body approach: Quasicircular, equatorial orbits around a spinning
black hole [Phys. Rev. D 83, 044044 (2011)].* Physical Review D,* *88*(10):
109904. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.88.109904.

Cite as: https://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0024-2731-0

##### Abstract

We construct effective-one-body waveform models suitable for data analysis
with LISA for extreme-mass ratio inspirals in quasi-circular, equatorial orbits
about a spinning supermassive black hole. The accuracy of our model is
established through comparisons against frequency-domain, Teukolsky-based
waveforms in the radiative approximation. The calibration of eight high-order
post-Newtonian parameters in the energy flux suffices to obtain a phase and
fractional amplitude agreement of better than 1 radian and 1 % respectively
over a period between 2 and 6 months depending on the system considered. This
agreement translates into matches higher than 97 % over a period between 4 and
9 months, depending on the system. Better agreements can be obtained if a
larger number of calibration parameters are included. Higher-order mass ratio
terms in the effective-one-body Hamiltonian and radiation-reaction introduce
phase corrections of at most 30 radians in a one year evolution. These
corrections are usually one order of magnitude larger than those introduced by
the spin of the small object in a one year evolution. These results suggest
that the effective-one-body approach for extreme mass ratio inspirals is a good
compromise between accuracy and computational price for LISA data analysis
purposes.