Hypermagnetic knots and gravitational radiation at intermediate frequencies

  title={Hypermagnetic knots and gravitational radiation at intermediate frequencies},
  author={Massimo Giovannini},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  • M. Giovannini
  • Published 14 February 2017
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
The maximally gyrotropic configurations of the hypermagnetic field at the electroweak epoch can induce a stochastic background of relic gravitational waves with comoving frequencies ranging from the $\mu$Hz to the kHz. Using two complementary approaches we construct a physical template family for the emission of the gravitational radiation produced by the hypermagnetic knots. The current constraints and the presumed sensitivities of the advanced wide-band interferometers (both terrestrial and… 
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