LIGO Document T1200476-v3

Calculating gravitational waveforms: examples

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06 Jan 2015, 01:35
We compute the gravitational waveforms for a few common astrophysical situations, using the equations and conventions of Kip Thorne's famous 1980 review article.
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Added new section on r-modes, with a view to clarifying conventions for amplitude alpha, and its relation with the read (as opposed to complex) velocity field.

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