• Corpus ID: 51807515

Data formats for numerical relativity waves

  title={Data formats for numerical relativity waves},
  author={Parameswaran Ajith and Michael Boyle and D. A. Brown and Stephen Fairhurst and Mark Hannam and Ian Hinder and Sascha Husa and Badri Krishnan and R. A. Mercer and Frank Ohme and Christian D. Ott and Jocelyn Read and Luc{\'i}a Santamar{\'i}a and John T. Whelan},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  • P. Ajith, M. Boyle, J. Whelan
  • Published 2 September 2007
  • Geology, Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
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