# Black hole ringdown as a probe for dark energy

@article{Noller2020BlackHR, title={Black hole ringdown as a probe for dark energy}, author={Johannes Noller and Luca Santoni and Enrico Trincherini and Leonardo G. Trombetta}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2020} }

Under the assumption that a dynamical scalar field is responsible for the current acceleration of the Universe, we explore the possibility of probing its physics in black hole merger processes with gravitational wave interferometers. Remaining agnostic about the microscopic physics, we use an effective field theory approach to describe the scalar dynamics. We investigate the case in which some of the higher derivative operators, that are highly suppressed on cosmological scales, instead become…

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