# Inspiralling compact binaries in quasi-elliptical orbits: The complete third post-Newtonian energy flux

@article{Arun2007InspirallingCB, title={Inspiralling compact binaries in quasi-elliptical orbits: The complete third post-Newtonian energy flux}, author={K. G. Arun and Luc Blanchet and Bala R. Iyer and Moh’d S. S. Qusailah}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2007}, volume={77}, pages={064035} }

The instantaneous contributions to the third post-Newtonian (3PN) gravitational wave luminosity from the inspiral phase of a binary system of compact objects moving in a quasi-elliptical orbit is computed using the multipolar post-Minkowskian wave generation formalism. The necessary inputs for this calculation include the 3PN accurate mass quadrupole moment for general orbits and the mass octupole and current quadrupole moments at 2PN. Using the recently obtained 3PN quasi-Keplerian…

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