Coalescence of Black Hole-Neutron Star Binaries

@article{Shibata2011CoalescenceOB,
  title={Coalescence of Black Hole-Neutron Star Binaries},
  author={Masaru Shibata and Keisuke Taniguchi},
  journal={Living Reviews in Relativity},
  year={2011},
  volume={14}
}
We review the current status of general relativistic studies for the coalescence of black hole-neutron star (BH-NS) binaries. First, procedures for a solution of BH-NS binaries in quasi-equilibrium circular orbits and the numerical results, such as quasi-equilibrium sequence and mass-shedding limit, of the high-precision computation, are summarized. Then, the current status of numerical-relativity simulations for the merger of BH-NS binaries is described. We summarize our understanding for the… 
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