The transient gravitational-wave sky

Andersson, N. et al. (2013) The transient gravitational-wave sky. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 30(19), p. 193002. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/30/19/193002)

Andersson, N. et al. (2013) The transient gravitational-wave sky. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 30(19), p. 193002. (doi:10.1088/0264-9381/30/19/193002)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/30/19/193002

Abstract

Interferometric detectors will very soon give us an unprecedented view of the gravitational-wave sky, and in particular of the explosive and transient Universe. Now is the time to challenge our theoretical understanding of short-duration gravitational-wave signatures from cataclysmic events, their connection to more traditional electromagnetic and particle astrophysics, and the data analysis techniques that will make the observations a reality. This paper summarizes the state of the art, future science opportunities, and current challenges in understanding gravitational-wave transients.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hild, Professor Stefan and Heng, Professor Ik Siong and Hendry, Professor Martin
Authors: Andersson, N., Baker, J., Belczynski, K., Bernuzzi, S., Berti, E., Cadonati, L., Cerdá-Durán, P., Clark, J., Favata, M., Finn, L. S., Fryer, C., Giacomazzo, B., González, J. A., Hendry, M., Heng, I. S., Hild, S., Johnson-McDaniel, N., Kalmus, P., Klimenko, S., Kobayashi, S., Kokkotas, K., Laguna, P., Lehner, L., Levin, J., Liebling, S., MacFadyen, A., Mandel, I., Marka, S., Marka, Z., Neilsen, D., O'Brien, P., Perna, R., Read, J., Reisswig, C., Rodriguez, C., Ruffert, M., Schnetter, E., Searle, A., Shawhan, P., Shoemaker, D., Soderberg, A., Sperhake, U., Sutton, P., Tanvir, N., Was, M., and Whitcomb, S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Classical and Quantum Gravity
Publisher:IOP Publishing
ISSN:0264-9381
ISSN (Online):1361-6382

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