Pulsar–black hole binaries: prospects for new gravity tests with future radio telescopes

  title={Pulsar–black hole binaries: prospects for new gravity tests with future radio telescopes},
  author={K. Liu and Ralph P. Eatough and Norbert Wex and Michael Kramer},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The anticipated discovery of a pulsar in orbit with a black hole is expected to provide a unique laboratory for black hole physics and gravity. In this context, the next generation of radio telescopes, like the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), with their unprecedented sensitivity, will play a key role. In this paper, we investigate the capability of future radio telescopes to probe the space–time of a black hole and test… 
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