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Archive for the ‘post-Newtonian theory’ Category

Modeling a circular equatorial test-particle in a Kerr spacetime

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012


by Carré, Jérôme and Porter, Edward K.
18 pages, 11 figures

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Stellar dynamics and extreme-mass ratio inspirals

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau
160 pages, two columns. Invited review to Living Reviews in Relativity. Some parts profit from arXiv:astro-ph/0703495, although they have been significantly expanded and improved

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Search for the PN coefficients for the Energy flux through Gravitational Waves from Black-Hole Binaries using Markov Chain Monte Carlo

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012


by Kumar, Prayush
(59 pgs, 25figs). Undergraduate Thesis submitted to Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India; on 15th December, 2008

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Effects of post-Newtonian Spin Alignment on the Distribution of Black-Hole Recoils

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012


by Berti, Emanuele and Kesden, Michael and Sperhake, Ulrich
12 pages, 4 figures, 1 table

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Radial infall of two compact objects: 2.5PN linear momentum flux and associated recoil

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012


by Mishra, Chandra Kant
17 pages, 2 figures

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Mergers and ejections of black holes in globular clusters

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012


by Aarseth, Sverre
8 pages, 9 figures, accepted MNRAS

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The complete non-spinning effective-one-body metric at linear order in the mass ratio

Thursday, November 24th, 2011


by Barausse, Enrico and Buonanno, Alessandra and Tiec, Alexandre Le
11 pages, 2 figures

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The First Law of Binary Black Hole Mechanics in General Relativity and Post-Newtonian Theory

Thursday, November 24th, 2011


by Tiec, Alexandre Le and Blanchet, Luc and Whiting, Bernard F.
43 pages, 3 figures

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Analytical meets numerical relativity – status of complete gravitational waveform models

Thursday, November 17th, 2011


by Ohme, Frank
12 pages, 2 figures, 1 table, NRDA2011/Amaldi 9 proceedings

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Importance of including small body spin effects in the modelling of intermediate mass-ratio inspirals. II Accurate parameter extraction of strong sources using higher-order spin effects

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011


by Huerta, E. A. and Gair, Jonathan R. and Brown, Duncan A.
22 pages, 3 figures. Submitted to Phys. Rev. D. arXiv admin note: substantial text overlap with arXiv:1105.3567

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Energy versus Angular Momentum in Black Hole Binaries

Friday, October 14th, 2011


by Damour, Thibault and Nagar, Alessandro and Pollney, Denis and Reisswig, Christian
4 pages, 2 figures

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Elimination of the spin supplementary condition in the effective field theory approach to the post-Newtonian approximation

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011


by Hergt, Steven and Steinhoff, Jan and Schaefer, Gerhard
37 pages, submitted

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Accurate gravitational waveforms for binary-black-hole mergers with nearly extremal spins

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011


by Lovelace, Geoffrey and Boyle, Michael and Scheel, Mark A. and Szilagyi, Bela
17 pages, 7 figures, submitted to Classical and Quantum Gravity

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The butterfly effect in the extreme-mass ratio inspiral problem

Monday, August 29th, 2011


by Amaro-Seoane, Pau and Brem, Patrick and Cuadra, Jorge and Armitage, Philip J.

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Stability and chaos of hierarchical three black hole configurations

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011


by Galaviz, Pablo
15 pages, 15 figures and 4 tables

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The gravitational-wave memory from eccentric binaries

Thursday, August 18th, 2011


by Favata, Marc
25 pages, 8 figures

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Binary dynamics from spin1-spin2 coupling at fourth post-Newtonian order

Friday, July 22nd, 2011


by Levi, Michele
24 pages, revtex4-1, 5 figures

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Next-to-next-to-leading order post-Newtonian spin(1)-spin(2) Hamiltonian for self-gravitating binaries

Friday, July 22nd, 2011


by Hartung, Johannes and Steinhoff, Jan
7 pages, submitted to AdP

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Effective one body Hamiltonian of two spinning black-holes with next-to-next-to-leading order spin-orbit coupling

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011


by Nagar, Alessandro
11 pages, no figures. Submitted to Phys. Rev. D

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Periastron Advance in Black Hole Binaries

Sunday, June 19th, 2011


by Tiec, Alexandre Le and Mroué, Abdul H. and Barack, Leor and Buonanno, Alessandra and Pfeiffer, Harald P. and Sago, Norichika and Taracchini, Andrea
5 pages, 3 figures

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Tail-induced spin-orbit effect in the gravitational radiation of compact binaries

Monday, May 2nd, 2011


by Blanchet, Luc and Buonanno, Alessandra and Faye, Guillaume
Submitted to Physical Review D

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Gravitational radiation for extreme mass ratio inspirals to the 14th post-Newtonian order

Monday, May 2nd, 2011


by Fujita, Ryuichi
4 pages, 2 figures

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Accuracy of the post-Newtonian approximation. II. Optimal asymptotic expansion of the energy flux for quasicircular, extreme mass-ratio inspirals into a Kerr black hole

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011


by Zhang, Zhongyang and Yunes, Nicolas and Berti, Emanuele
9 pages, 8 figures

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On the unreasonable effectiveness of the post-Newtonian approximation in gravitational physics

Monday, February 28th, 2011


by Will, Clifford M.
9 pages, 2 figures, submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (US)

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Black-hole binaries go to eleven orbits

Monday, January 10th, 2011


by Sperhake, Ulrich and Bruegmann, Bernd and Mueller, Doreen and Sopuerta, Carlos F.
Submitted to CQG, Special Edition for NRDA/CAPRA 2010, 13 pages, 7 figures

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Conservative corrections to the innermost stable circular orbit (ISCO) of a Kerr black hole: a new gauge-invariant post-Newtonian ISCO condition, and the ISCO shift due to test-particle spin and the gravitational self-force

Thursday, October 14th, 2010


by Favata, Marc
17 pages, 2 figures, 1 table

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Accuracy and effectualness of closed-form, frequency-domain waveforms for non-spinning black hole binaries

Friday, October 1st, 2010


by Damour, T. and Trias, M. and Nagar, A.
29 pages, 7 figures, 1 table

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Conservative self-force correction to the innermost stable circular orbit: comparison with multiple post-Newtonian-based methods

Monday, August 30th, 2010


by Favata, Marc
26 pages, 2 figures, 2 tables

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Length requirements for numerical-relativity waveforms

Thursday, August 19th, 2010


by Hannam, Mark and Husa, Sascha and Ohme, Frank and Ajith, P.
13 pages, 11 figures, 2 tables

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Precession effect of the gravitational self-force in a Schwarzschild spacetime and the effective one-body formalism

Monday, August 9th, 2010


by Barack, Leor and Damour, Thibault and Sago, Norichika
25 pages, 5 eps figures

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