Probing Planckian Corrections at the Horizon Scale with LISA Binaries.

  title={Probing Planckian Corrections at the Horizon Scale with LISA Binaries.},
  author={Andrea Maselli and Paolo Pani and Vitor Cardoso and Tiziano Abdelsalhin and Leonardo Gualtieri and Valeria Ferrari},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={120 8},
Several quantum-gravity models of compact objects predict microscopic or even Planckian corrections at the horizon scale. We explore the possibility of measuring two model-independent, smoking-gun effects of these corrections in the gravitational waveform of a compact binary, namely, the absence of tidal heating and the presence of tidal deformability. For events detectable by the future space-based interferometer LISA, we show that the effect of tidal heating dominates and allows one to… 

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