Gravitational-wave glitches: Resonant islands and frequency jumps in nonintegrable extreme-mass-ratio inspirals

  title={Gravitational-wave glitches: Resonant islands and frequency jumps in nonintegrable extreme-mass-ratio inspirals},
  author={Kyriakos Destounis and Kostas D. Kokkotas},
  journal={Physical Review D},
The detection of gravitational waves from extreme-mass-ratio inspirals with upcoming space-borne detectors will allow for unprecedented tests of general relativity in the strong-field regime. Aside from assessing whether black holes are unequivocally described by the Kerr metric, such detections may place constraints on the degree of spacetime symmetry. In particular, depending on exactly how a hypothetical departure from the Kerr metric manifests, the Carter symmetry, which implies the… Expand

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