GW170814: A Three-Detector Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Coalescence

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Abbott, B.P.; Abbott, R.; Abbott, T.D.; Acernese, F.; Ackley, K. et al.: GW170814: A Three-Detector Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Coalescence. In: Physical Review Letters 119 (2017), Nr. 14, 141101. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.141101

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On August 14, 2017 at 10:30:43 UTC, the Advanced Virgo detector and the two Advanced LIGO detectors coherently observed a transient gravitational-wave signal produced by the coalescence of two stellar mass black holes, with a false-alarm rate of less than or similar to 1 in 27 000 years. The signal was observed with a three-detector network matched-filter signal-to-noise ratio of 18. The inferred masses of the initial black holes are 30.5(-3.0)(+5.7)M(circle dot) and 25.3(-4.2)(+2.8) M-circle dot (at the 90% credible level). The luminosity distance of the source is 540(-210)(+130) Mpc, corresponding to a redshift of z = 0.11(-0.04)(+0.03). A network of three detectors improves the sky localization of the source, reducing the area of the 90% credible region from 1160 deg(2) using only the two LIGO detectors to 60 deg(2) using all three detectors. For the first time, we can test the nature of gravitational-wave polarizations from the antenna response of the LIGO-Virgo network, thus enabling a new class of phenomenological tests of gravity.
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Issue Date: 2017
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