Gravitational waves and dynamics of compact binary systems

@article{Blanchet2002GravitationalWA,
  title={Gravitational waves and dynamics of compact binary systems},
  author={Luc Blanchet},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  year={2002},
  pages={54-71}
}
  • L. Blanchet
  • Published 15 January 2002
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
Part A of this article is devoted to the general investigation of the gravitational-wave emission by post-Newtonian sources. We show how the radiation field far from the source, as well as its near-zone inner gravitational field, can (in principle) be calculated in terms of the matter stress-energy tensor up to any order in the post-Newtonian expansion. Part B presents some recent applications to the problems of the dynamics and gravitational-wave flux of compact binary systems. The precision… 
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