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Distinguishing the nature of comparable-mass neutron star binary systems with multimessenger observations: GW170817 case study

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Distinguishing the nature of comparable-mass neutron star binary systems with multimessenger observations: GW170817 case study. / Hinderer, Tanja; Nissanke, Samaya; Foucart, Francois; Hotokezaka, Kenta; Vincent, Trevor; Kasliwal, Mansi; Schmidt, Patricia; Williamson, Andrew Robert; Nichols, David A.; Duez, Matthew D.; Kidder, Lawrence E.; Pfeiffer, Harold P.; Scheel, Mark A.

In: Physical Review D, Vol. 100, No. 6, 30.09.2019.

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Hinderer, T, Nissanke, S, Foucart, F, Hotokezaka, K, Vincent, T, Kasliwal, M, Schmidt, P, Williamson, AR, Nichols, DA, Duez, MD, Kidder, LE, Pfeiffer, HP & Scheel, MA 2019, 'Distinguishing the nature of comparable-mass neutron star binary systems with multimessenger observations: GW170817 case study', Physical Review D, vol. 100, no. 6. https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevd.100.063021

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Hinderer, T., Nissanke, S., Foucart, F., Hotokezaka, K., Vincent, T., Kasliwal, M., Schmidt, P., Williamson, A. R., Nichols, D. A., Duez, M. D., Kidder, L. E., Pfeiffer, H. P., & Scheel, M. A. (2019). Distinguishing the nature of comparable-mass neutron star binary systems with multimessenger observations: GW170817 case study. Physical Review D, 100(6). https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevd.100.063021

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Hinderer T, Nissanke S, Foucart F, Hotokezaka K, Vincent T, Kasliwal M et al. Distinguishing the nature of comparable-mass neutron star binary systems with multimessenger observations: GW170817 case study. Physical Review D. 2019 Sep 30;100(6). https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevd.100.063021

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Hinderer, Tanja ; Nissanke, Samaya ; Foucart, Francois ; Hotokezaka, Kenta ; Vincent, Trevor ; Kasliwal, Mansi ; Schmidt, Patricia ; Williamson, Andrew Robert ; Nichols, David A. ; Duez, Matthew D. ; Kidder, Lawrence E. ; Pfeiffer, Harold P. ; Scheel, Mark A. / Distinguishing the nature of comparable-mass neutron star binary systems with multimessenger observations: GW170817 case study. In: Physical Review D. 2019 ; Vol. 100, No. 6.

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