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These are the r.h+ and r.hx waveforms for the l=2, m=2 and m=-2 modes generated by a generic BBH merger with mass ratio q=m1/m2~0.8 and spin magnitudes S1/m12~0.6 and S2/m22~0.4. The full numerical simulation started with the black holes at an intial separation of R=11M and the system performs nearly 9 orbits prior to merger. More details in the paper

Comparison of Numerical and Post-Newtonian Waveforms for Generic Precessing Black-Hole Binaries. By Manuela Campanelli, Carlos O. Lousto, Hiroyuki Nakano, Yosef Zlochower.
Published in Phys.Rev.D79:084010 (2009).

We also Matched this NR waveforms to 3.5PN waveforms to produce a nearly 24000M long wavetrain. These are labeled as 'hybrid' and the files contain time, the real and imaginary parts of the l=2, m=2 and m=-2 modes, called respectively HYB22 and  HYB2-2.

For usage of this waveforms please cite the above article,  and kindly let
us know you downloaded them by email to numrel_AT_ccrg.rit.edu

 

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