# 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 |