**Editors: Pau Amaro-Seoane & Bernard Schutz**

The
last GW Note is a Special Issues on eLISA/NGO

## Archive for the ‘post-Newtonian theory’ Category

### Stellar dynamics and extreme-mass ratio inspirals

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012by **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

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

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012by **Kumar, Prayush**

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

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

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012by **Berti, Emanuele** and **Kesden, Michael** and **Sperhake, Ulrich**

12 pages, 4 figures, 1 table

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

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012### Mergers and ejections of black holes in globular clusters

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012### The complete non-spinning effective-one-body metric at linear order in the mass ratio

Thursday, November 24th, 2011by **Barausse, Enrico** and **Buonanno, Alessandra** and **Tiec, Alexandre Le**

11 pages, 2 figures

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

Thursday, November 24th, 2011by **Tiec, Alexandre Le** and **Blanchet, Luc** and **Whiting, Bernard F.**

43 pages, 3 figures

### Analytical meets numerical relativity – status of complete gravitational waveform models

Thursday, November 17th, 2011### 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, 2011by **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

### Energy versus Angular Momentum in Black Hole Binaries

Friday, October 14th, 2011by **Damour, Thibault** and **Nagar, Alessandro** and **Pollney, Denis** and **Reisswig, Christian**

4 pages, 2 figures

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

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011by **Hergt, Steven** and **Steinhoff, Jan** and **Schaefer, Gerhard**

37 pages, submitted

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

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011by **Lovelace, Geoffrey** and **Boyle, Michael** and **Scheel, Mark A.** and **Szilagyi, Bela**

17 pages, 7 figures, submitted to Classical and Quantum Gravity

### The butterfly effect in the extreme-mass ratio inspiral problem

Monday, August 29th, 2011by **Amaro-Seoane, Pau** and **Brem, Patrick** and **Cuadra, Jorge** and **Armitage, Philip J.**

Submitted

### Stability and chaos of hierarchical three black hole configurations

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011### The gravitational-wave memory from eccentric binaries

Thursday, August 18th, 2011### Binary dynamics from spin1-spin2 coupling at fourth post-Newtonian order

Friday, July 22nd, 2011### Next-to-next-to-leading order post-Newtonian spin(1)-spin(2) Hamiltonian for self-gravitating binaries

Friday, July 22nd, 2011### Effective one body Hamiltonian of two spinning black-holes with next-to-next-to-leading order spin-orbit coupling

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011### Periastron Advance in Black Hole Binaries

Sunday, June 19th, 2011by **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

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

Monday, May 2nd, 2011by **Blanchet, Luc** and **Buonanno, Alessandra** and **Faye, Guillaume**

Submitted to Physical Review D

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

Monday, May 2nd, 2011### 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, 2011by **Zhang, Zhongyang** and **Yunes, Nicolas** and **Berti, Emanuele**

9 pages, 8 figures

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

Monday, February 28th, 2011by **Will, Clifford M.**

9 pages, 2 figures, submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (US)

### Black-hole binaries go to eleven orbits

Monday, January 10th, 2011by **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

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

Friday, October 1st, 2010### Conservative self-force correction to the innermost stable circular orbit: comparison with multiple post-Newtonian-based methods

Monday, August 30th, 2010### Length requirements for numerical-relativity waveforms

Thursday, August 19th, 2010by **Hannam, Mark** and **Husa, Sascha** and **Ohme, Frank** and **Ajith, P.**

13 pages, 11 figures, 2 tables

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

Monday, August 9th, 2010by **Barack, Leor** and **Damour, Thibault** and **Sago, Norichika**

25 pages, 5 eps figures