The standard pesummary names

Below we describe what each of the parameters are that are stored in the PESummary result file:

log_likelihood

the logarithm of the likelihood

tilt_1

the zenith angle between the total orbital angular momentum, L, and the primary spin, S1

tilt_2

the zenith angle between the total orbital angular momentum, L, and the secondary spin, S2

cos_tilt_1

the cosine of the zenith angle between the total orbital angular momentum, L, and the primary spin, S1

cos_tilt_2

the cosine of the zenith angle between the total orbital angular momentum, L, and the secondary spin, S2

redshift

the redshift depending on specified cosmology

network_optimal_snr

the optimal signal to noise ratio in the gravitational wave detector network

network_matched_filter_snr

the matched filter signal to noise ratio in the gravitational wave detector network

chirp_mass_source

the source-frame chirp mass

symmetric_mass_ratio

a definition of mass ratio which is independent of the identity of the primary/secondary object

mass_1

the detector-frame (redshifted) mass of the heavier object

mass_2

the detector-frame (redshifted) mass of the lighter object

ra

the right ascension of the source

dec

the declination of the source

iota

the angle between the total orbital angular momentum, L, and the line of sight, N

cos_iota

the cosine of the angle between the total orbital angular momentum, L , and the line of sight, N

mass_2_source

the source mass of the lighter object in the binary

mass_1_source

the source mass of the heavier object in the binary

phi_1

the azimuthal angle of the spin vector of the primary object

phi_2

the azimuthal angle of the spin vector of the secondary object

psi

the polarization angle of the source

phi_12

the difference between the azimuthal angles of the individual spin vectors of the primary and secondary objects

phi_jl

the difference between total and orbital angular momentum azimuthal angles

a_1

the dimensionless spin magnitude of the primary object

spin_1x

the xth component of the primary objects spin in Euclidean coordinates

spin_1y

the yth component of the primary objects spin in Euclidean coordinates

spin_1z

the zth component of the primary objects spin in Euclidean coordinates

a_2

the dimensionless spin magnitude of the secondary object

spin_2x

the xth component of the secondary objects spin in Euclidean coordinates

spin_2y

the yth component of the secondary objects spin in Euclidean coordinates

spin_2z

the zth component of the secondary objects spin in Euclidean coordinates

chi_p

the effective precession spin parameter

chi_p_2_spin

a modified effective precession spin parameter accounting for precessing spin information from both compact objects.

phase

the binary phase defined at a given reference frequency

luminosity_distance

the luminosity distance of the source

chirp_mass

the detector-frame chirp mass

chi_eff

the effective inspiral spin parameter

total_mass_source

the source-frame combined mass of the primary and secondary masses

total_mass

the detector-frame combined mass of the primary and secondary masses

mass_ratio

the ratio of the binary component masses. We use the convention that the mass ratio is always less than 1

inverted_mass_ratio

The inverted ratio of the binary component masses. Note that normal convention is mass ratio less than 1, but here the inverted mass ratio is always bigger than 1

geocent_time

the GPS merger time at the geocenter

theta_jn

the angle between the total angular momentum, J, and the line of sight, N

cos_theta_jn

the cosine of the angle between the total angular momentum, J, and the line of sight, N

reference_frequency

the frequency at which the frequency dependent parameters are defined

a_1_azimuthal

the azimuthal spin angle of the primary object

a_1_polar

the polar spin angle of the primary object

a_2_azimuthal

the azimuthal spin angle of the secondary object

a_2_polar

the polar spin angle of the secondary object

lambda_1

the dimensionless tidal deformability of the primary object

lambda_2

the dimensionless tidal deformability of the secondary object

lambda_tilde

the combined dimensionless tidal deformability

delta_lambda

the relative difference in the combined tidal deformability

log_pressure

the base 10 logarithm of the pressure in Pa at the reference density of 10^17.7 kg/m^3

gamma_1

the adiabatic index for densities below 10^17.7 kg/m^3

gamma_2

the adiabatic index for densities from 10^17.7 kg/m^3 to 10^18 kg/m^3

gamma_3

the adiabatic index for densities above 10^18 kg/m^3

spectral_decomposition_gamma_0

the 0th expansion coefficient of the spectrally decomposed adiabatic index of the EOS

spectral_decomposition_gamma_1

the 1st expansion coefficient of the spectrally decomposed adiabatic index of the EOS

spectral_decomposition_gamma_2

the 2nd expansion coefficient of the spectrally decomposed adiabatic index of the EOS

spectral_decomposition_gamma_3

the 3rd expansion coefficient of the spectrally decomposed adiabatic index of the EOS

peak_luminosity

the peak gravitational wave luminosity estimated using the spins evolved to the ISCO frequency

peak_luminosity_non_evolved

the peak gravitational wave luminosity estimated using the spins defined at the reference frequency

final_mass

the detector-frame remnant mass estimated using the spins evolved to the ISCO frequency

final_mass_source

the source-frame remnant mass estimated using the spins evolved to the ISCO frequency

final_mass_non_evolved

the detector-frame remnant mass estimated using the spins evolved to the ISCO frequency

final_mass_source_non_evolved

the source-frame remnant mass estimated using the spins defined at the reference frequency

final_spin

the spin of the remnant object estimated using the spins evolved to the ISCO frequency

final_spin_non_evolved

the spin of the remnant object estimated using the spins defined at the reference frequency

radiated_energy

the energy radiated in gravitational waves. Defined as the difference between the source total and source remnant mass. The source remnant mass was estimated using the spins evolved at the ISCO frequency

radiated_energy_non_evolved

the energy radiated in gravitational waves. Defined as the difference between the source total and source remant mass. The source remnant mass was estimated using the spins defined at the reference frequency

tidal_disruption_frequency

the gravitational wave detector-frame frequency at which tidal forces dominate over the self-gravity forces, invoking mass shedding

tidal_disruption_frequency_ratio

the ratio of the tidal disruption and the 220 quasinormal mode frequency of the system. In NSBH models this ratio describes whether the system is disruptive or non-disruptive. If the ratio is less than 1, the system is characterised as either mildly disruptive or disruptive. If the ratio is greater than 1, the system is characterised as non-disruptive meaning the secondary object remains intact as it plunges into the primary.

220_quasinormal_mode_frequency

the detector-frame 220 quasinormal mode (QNM) frequency of the remnant object

baryonic_torus_mass

the detector-frame (redshifted) baryonic mass of the torus formed around the primary object. If the baryonic torus mass is 0, the system is characterised as either mildly disruptive or non-disruptive.

baryonic_torus_mass_source

the source-frame baryonic mass of the torus formed around the primary object

compactness_1

the compactness of the primary object

compactness_2

the compactness of the secondary object

baryonic_mass_1

the detector-frame (redshifted) baryonic mass of the primary object

baryonic_mass_1_source

the source-frame baryonic mass of the primary object

baryonic_mass_2

the detector-frame (redshifted) baryonic mass of the secondary object

baryonic_mass_2_source

the source-frame baryonic mass of the secondary object

H1_optimal_snr

the optimal signal to noise ratio in the H1 gravitational wave detector

H1_matched_filter_snr

the real component of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the H1 gravitational wave detector

H1_matched_filter_abs_snr

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the H1 gravitational wave detector

H1_matched_filter_snr_abs

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the H1 gravitational wave detector

H1_matched_filter_snr_angle

the angle of the complex component of the matched filter signal to noise ratio in the H1 gravitational wave detector

H1_time

the GPS merger time at the H1 gravitational wave detector

L1_optimal_snr

the optimal signal to noise ratio in the L1 gravitational wave detector

L1_matched_filter_snr

the real component of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the L1 gravitational wave detector

L1_matched_filter_abs_snr

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the L1 gravitational wave detector

L1_matched_filter_snr_abs

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the L1 gravitational wave detector

L1_matched_filter_snr_angle

the angle of the complex component of the matched filter signal to noise ratio in the L1 gravitational wave detector

L1_time

the GPS merger time at the L1 gravitational wave detector

V1_optimal_snr

the optimal signal to noise ratio in the V1 gravitational wave detector

V1_matched_filter_snr

the real component of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the V1 gravitational wave detector

V1_matched_filter_abs_snr

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the V1 gravitational wave detector

V1_matched_filter_snr_abs

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the V1 gravitational wave detector

V1_matched_filter_snr_angle

the angle of the complex component of the matched filter signal to noise ratio in the V1 gravitational wave detector

V1_time

the GPS merger time at the V1 gravitational wave detector

K1_optimal_snr

the optimal signal to noise ratio in the K1 gravitational wave detector

K1_matched_filter_snr

the real component of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the K1 gravitational wave detector

K1_matched_filter_abs_snr

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the K1 gravitational wave detector

K1_matched_filter_snr_abs

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the K1 gravitational wave detector

K1_matched_filter_snr_angle

the angle of the complex component of the matched filter signal to noise ratio in the K1 gravitational wave detector

K1_time

the GPS merger time at the K1 gravitational wave detector

E1_optimal_snr

the optimal signal to noise ratio in the E1 gravitational wave detector

E1_matched_filter_snr

the real component of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the E1 gravitational wave detector

E1_matched_filter_abs_snr

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the E1 gravitational wave detector

E1_matched_filter_snr_abs

the absolute value of the complex matched filter signal to noise ratio in the E1 gravitational wave detector

E1_matched_filter_snr_angle

the angle of the complex component of the matched filter signal to noise ratio in the E1 gravitational wave detector

E1_time

the GPS merger time at the E1 gravitational wave detector