2010A&A...521A..85Y


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2010A&A...521A..85Y - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 521, A85-85 (2010/10-1)

The gravitational wave signal from diverse populations of double white dwarf binaries in the Galaxy.

YU S. and JEFFERY C.S.

Abstract (from CDS):

The gravitational wave (GW) background in the range 0.01-30 mHz has been assumed to be dominated by unresolved radiation from double white dwarf binaries (DWDs). Recent investigations indicate that, at short periods, a number of DWDs should be resolvable sources of GW. We characterize the GW signal which would be detected by LISA from DWDs in the Galaxy. We have constructed a Galactic model in which we consider distinct contributions from the bulge, thin disc, thick disc, and halo, and subsequently executed a population synthesis approach to determine the birth rates, numbers, and period distributions of DWDs within each component. In the Galaxy as a whole, our model predicts the current birth rate of DWDs to be 3.21x10–2yr–1, the local density to be 2.2x10–4pc–3 and the total number to be 2.76x108. Assuming SNIa are formed from the merger of two CO white dwarfs, the SNIa rate should be 0.0013yr–1. The frequency spectra of DWD strain amplitude and number distribution are presented as a function of galactic component, DWD type, formation channel, and metallicity. We confirm that CO+He and He+He white dwarf (WD) pairs should dominate the GW signal at very high frequencies (logfHz–1>-2.3), while CO+CO and ONeMg WD pairs have a dominant contribution at logfHz–1≤-2.3. Formation channels involving two common-envelope (CE) phases or a stable Roche lobe overflow phase followed by a CE phase dominate the production of DWDs detectable by LISA at logfHz–1>-4.5. DWDs with the shortest orbital periods will come from the CE+CE channel. The Exposed Core plus CE channel is a minor channel. A number of resolved DWDs would be detected, making up 0.012% of the total number of DWDs in the Galaxy. The majority of these would be CO+He and He+He pairs formed through the CE+CE channel.

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Journal keyword(s): gravitational waves - binaries: close - white dwarfs - Galaxy: structure - galaxies: stellar content

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1 NAME Galactic Center reg 17 45 39.60213 -29 00 22.0000           ~ 13202 0

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  • quality : flag of quality
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    • D : 1-10" (and some old data)
    • C : 0.1-1"
    • B : 0.01-0.1" + 2MASS, Tyc
    • A : VLBI, Hipparcos
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