# Boosted Three-Dimensional Black-Hole Evolutions with Singularity Excision

@article{Cook1998BoostedTB, title={Boosted Three-Dimensional Black-Hole Evolutions with Singularity Excision}, author={Gregory B. Cook and Mijan F. Huq and Scott Klasky and Mark A. Scheel and Andrew M. Abrahams and A. Anderson and Peter Anninos and Thomas W. Baumgarte and Nigel T. Bishop and Steven Brandt and James C. Browne and Karen Dean Camarda and Matthew William Choptuik and C. R. Evans and Lee Samuel Finn and Geoffrey C. Fox and Roberto G{\'o}mez and T. Haupt and L. E. Kidder and Pablo Laguna and Walter Landry and Luis Lehner and Jonathan T. Lenaghan and Robert Marsa and Jordi Masso and Richard A. Matzner and Sanjit Mitra and Philippos Papadopoulos and M. Parashar and Luciano Rezzolla and Mark Edward Rupright and F. Saied and Paul E. Saylor and Edward Seidel and Stuart L. Shapiro and Deirdre M. Shoemaker and Larry Smarr and Wai Mo Suen and B{\'e}la Szil{\'a}gyi and Saul A. Teukolsky and Maurice H. P. M. van Putten and Paul Walker and Jeffrey Winicour and James W. Jr. York}, journal={Physical Review Letters}, year={1998}, volume={80}, pages={2512-2516} }

Binary black-hole interactions provide potentially the strongest source of gravitational radiation for detectors currently under development. We present some results from the Binary Black Hole Grand Challenge Alliance three-dimensional Cauchy evolution module. These constitute essential steps towards modeling such interactions and predicting gravitational radiation waveforms. We report on single black-hole evolutions and the first successful demonstration of a black hole moving freely through a…

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